- Contains Wheat
- Contains Eggs
- Contains Milk
This no-fail "pick-me-up" dessert layers espresso-soaked ladyfingers and creamy mascarpone. Topped with cocoa, it's an aromatic finish to an Italian menu.
Red Velvet Baking Kits make home baking easy, convenient, and fun! Learn how to make an impressive, restaurant quality dessert in under an hour! Includes all the pre-measured ingredients. (from Red Velvet NYC)
2 out of 3
Equipment You'll Need:
- 3 small bowls
- 2 medium bowls
- Heatproof bowl
- Electric mixer
- 9" x 9" baking dish
- Large spoon
From Your Pantry:
- 4 eggs
Wow, you’ve got some beautiful ingredients! Once you’ve unpacked your Red Velvet kit, bring mascarpone and eggs to room temperature. In two small bowls, separate 4 eggs into whites and yolks and set aside.
In a small bowl, beat mascarpone until soft with a large spoon. Remove 1 tablespoon from sugar and reserve for later use. In a separate medium bowl, using an electric mixer, beat the egg yolks with the remaining sugar until the mixture is pale yellow and fluff y. Gradually beat in the softened mascarpone. STEP 3
In a medium bowl, using an electric mixer, beat the egg whites with salt until they form stiff peaks. Using a spatula, fold egg whites into mascarpone mixture, by slowly mixing together the light and heavy ingredients. Gently “cut” through the center of both mixtures, bring the heavy mascarpone mixture to the top, and the light egg whites to the bottom. Use a “down-across-up-and-over” motion to do this, ensuring mixtures are incorporated without adding air bubbles. STEP 4
Boil 1/2 cup water; pour over instant espresso powder in a heatproof bowl. Add reserved tablespoon of sugar to coffee and mix; set aside. Line one large serving dish (or 6 to 8 individual ones) with the ladyfingers, covering as much surface area as possible. STEP 5
Sprinkle 2/3 of the brewed espresso over ladyfingers so they are moist and saturated. Cover with half the egg mixture. Make another layer of ladyfingers, moisten with remaining 1/3 espresso liquid and cover with remaining egg mixture. Chill for at least 1 hour. STEP 6
When ready to serve, remove from fridge, and using a sieve, sprinkle evenly with cocoa powder to coat the top of the dish lightly. Consuming raw or undercooked eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.
|Serv. Size 1 Slice (79g)|
|Amount Per Serving
|Calories 280||Calories From Fat 190|
|% Daily Value *|
|Total Fat 22g||34%|
|Saturated Fat 12g||60%|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Total Carbohydrate 13g||4%|
|Dietary Fiber 0g||0%|
|** Contains less than 2 percent of the Daily Value of these nutrients.|
|* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:|
|Total Fat||Less than||65g||80g|
|Saturated Fat||Less than||20g||25g|
|Calories per gram:|
|Fat 9 · Carbohydrate 4 · Protein 4|
Mascarpone, Eggs, Granulated Sugar, Lady Fingers, Espresso Powder, Cocoa Powder, Salt.
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