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I made this for a dinner with my friend's Frank and Robyn.

Four large servings in loaf pan

Mascarpone Mixture

In a small sauce pan, whisk together until well blended:

  • 3 egg yolks
  • 3/8c sugar

Whisk in and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture boils:

  • 1/4c cream
  • 1/8c Marsala wine
  • 1/4t nutmeg

Boil gently 1 minute, remove from heat and refrigerate 1 hour.

Whisk in:

  • 8oz mascarpone

Whipped Cream

Beat until stiff peaks form:

  • 5/8c cream
  • 1/4c powdered sugar
  • 1/4t vanilla

Lady Fingers

13 total (bought or made)

In small bowl, combine:

  • 1/2c espresso, cold
  • 1/4c dark rum

When needed, soak/dip each lady finger in espresso mixture for a two seconds.

Arrange

You're making layers

  • Arrange 6 soaked lady fingers in bottom of loaf pan (cut tips if needed)
  • Spread 1/2 of mascarpone mixture over lady fingers
  • Spread 1/2 of whipped cream in a layer
  • Dust with cocoa
  • Arrange 7 soaked lady fingers in the next layer
  • Spread remaining mascarpone mixture over lady fingers
  • Spread remaining whipped cream in a layer
  • Dust with cocoa
  • Sprinkle with grated bitter-sweet chocolate for decoration

Cover and refrigerate for 4 to 24 hours