(Serves 6 people)

  • 3 medium eggs
  • 125 grams of sugar
  • 250 grams of mascarpone cheese
  • 50 grams of cream
  • 150 grams of chocolate
  • 200 grams of ladyfingers
  • Chocolate chips (optional)
  • For candied orange peel and orange julep:


  • One orange
  • 50 grams of sugar
  • Water



Start with the orange: with the help of a knife, peel the orange part of the fruit and cut it into thin strips;
Put the strips in a pot and cold water. Put the pot on the burner and, when the water boils, drain the orange strips and repeat;
Put the strips in the pot with the sugar and about 30 ml of water, let that simmer for about 20 minutes;
Remove from heat, squeeze the orange and add the juice to the syrup. Leave to cool;
Prepare the cream: whip the eggs with sugar and, when they are blended, slowly add mascarpone;
Heat the cream and add crushed chocolate;
Mix them until the cream becomes smooth and has no grains;
Continue to beat it until it becomes cool, add chocolate to mascarpone cream and mix them until the cream becomes smooth and uniform;
Assemble your dessert starting with a layer of orange julep-soaked ladyfingers;
Cover the savoiardi with chocolate cream and repeat, stratifying ladyfingers and cream;
Decorate with the candied orange strips and chocolate chips, as you like;
Leave to rest in the fridge or at least a couple of hours before serving.