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Authentic Italian Dessert Recipes

 

Strawberry Gelato PhotoStrawberry Gelato
Pour the pureed strawberries through a fine mesh strainer and into the...





Boiled Cookies PhotoBoiled Cookies
Fill a large pot 2/3 full with water and heat over medium-high heat...




Pastiera Napoletana PhotoPastiera Napoletana
The night before preparing
the cake, the ricotta must be drained. Place a fine mesh...






Limoncello PhotoLimoncello
Rinse the lemons in a bowl of warm water with a teaspoon of baking soda to remove...





Whole Wheat Panettone PhotoWhole Wheat Panettone
Place the kneaded dough into a clean mixing bowl and cover it








Chocolate Meatball Cookies PhotoChocolate Meatball Cookies
(Italian-American)
When the cookie sheets are ready, place them in the oven and bake for...





Panettone Bread Pudding with Apples and Mixed Berry Sauce PhotoPanettone Bread Pudding with Apples and Mixed Berry Sauce
Set the mixture aside for...





Croccante (Almond Brittle) PhotoCroccante (Almond Brittle)
Lay a sheet of parchment paper on a heat proof...






Torrone PhotoTorrone
Add the honey to a double boiler and simmer for 1 1/2 to 2 hours...






Neapolitan Mostaccioli PhotoNeapolitan Mostaccioli
Roll out the dough to approximately 1/8 inch thickness and...





Pasticciotti PhotoPasticciotti
Place the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl. Using an electric mixer...




Zabaglione PhotoZabaglione
As the water in the lower pot heats, separate the egg yolks, reserving the egg whites...





Caprese al Limone (Limoncello Cake) PhotoCaprese al Limone (Limoncello Cake)
Break the white chocolate into chunks and add them to...




Tiramisu PhotoTiramisu
In a mixing bowl, add the vanilla, whipping cream and
3 tablespoons of sugar... 





Panna Cotta with Chocolate Sauce PhotoPanna Cotta with Chocolate Sauce
In a saucepan add the milk and the packet of gelatin... 




Nutella Puffs PhotoNutella Puffs
A warm, buttery, flaky    dessert with a surprise inside. Perfect with an espresso!  





Chocolate Chip Cantucci Biscotti PhotoChocolate Chip Cantucci Biscotti
Add the chocolate pieces and stir them into the dough very well. Place the dough...  



Easy Fruit Tart
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Clean the fruit
as needed. If using stone fruit, cut them...

Easy Fruit Tart with Pears           Easy Fruit Tart with Prunes




Wedding Cookies PhotoWedding Cookies
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a mixing bowl, add the butter and sugar. Using an electric mixer...







Pandoro Christmas Tree PhotoPandoro Christmas Tree
Remove the pandoro from its packaging. Set the packet of powdered sugar aside...






Panettone PhotoPanettone
In a bowl, add the raisins, cover with water and heat in the microwave for...







Chocolate Gelato PhotoChocolate Gelato
Chop the chocolate into small pieces and set aside. In a sauce pan over low to medium heat, whisk...







Lemon Gelato PhotoLemon Gelato
Once cooled, cover the bowl and place it in the refrigerator for at least...





Cannoli Shells PhotoCannoli Shells
Fill a heavy pot or Dutch oven with frying oil until it is at least...








Cannoli PhotoCannoli
Line a colander or large strainer with cheese cloth. Empty all of the...





Little Star Cakes with Fresh Fruit PhotoLittle Star Cakes with
Fresh Fruit

One of a kind, truly sweet treats with fresh strawberries on a light lemon cake.





Soft Cookie Cakes with Fruit PhotoSoft Cookie Cakes with Fruit
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet   or jelly roll pan with...  



Italian Flag Cake with Fresh Fruit PhotoItalian Flag Cake with Fresh Fruit
This recipe makes 2 flag    cakes. Preheat oven to...  




Almond Tart with Berry Sauce PhotoAlmond Tart with Berry Sauce
Add the flour, lemon zest, sugar into a mixing bowl and mix well. Add the softened...



Apple Cake PhotoApple Cake
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line the bottom of the cake pan with parchment paper...





Chocolate Easter Egg Uovo di Pasqua al Cioccolato PhotoChocolate Easter Egg (Uovo di Pasqua al Cioccolato)
Chop the chocolate into pieces. Place 2/3 of the...



Pan di Spagna Italian Sponge Cake PhotoPan di Spagna Italian Sponge Cake
Line an 8-inch cake pan with parchment paper or...




Cassata Siciliana PhotoCassata Siciliana
Place the ricotta in a strainer lined with cheese cloth. Place the strainer over a bowl...




Struffoli PhotoStruffoli
In a large mixing bowl, add the flour, sugar, salt and zests. Mix the ingredients...





Chiacchiere PhotoChiacchiere
Begin mixing the flour into the liquid ingredients. Continue mixing until a shaggy dough...





Cuddure (Sicilian Easter Cookies) PhotoCuddure (Sicilian Easter Cookies)
Place one hard-boiled egg in the center of each of the...




Zeppole di San Giuseppe PhotoZeppole di San Giuseppe
Using an electric mixer on medium speed, beat the eggs, sugar and lemon zest into...





Roccoco PhotoRoccoco
Using a wooden spoon or heavy spatula, begin to mix the dry ingredients into...






Pastry Cream PhotoPastry Cream
In a sauce pan, whisk the eggs and sugar until well combined. Over medium heat...

  

                                                                         

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