Contributed by: Chris WebAdmin. of RecipesNow.com
- 12 Ladyfinger Cookies
- 2/3 c Espresso
- 3 lg Eggs; at room temperature
- 3 tb Sugar
- 1 c Whipping Cream
- 1/4 c Powdered Sugar
- 2 tb Lemon Juice
- 4 oz Semisweet Chocolate; finely chopped
- 1 c Sweet Cherries; pitted
Arrange the cookies in a single layer on waxed paper; drizzle evenly with espresso. Set aside. Using an electric mixer, in a large bowl beat eggs and sugar on high speed until thick and pale; set aside. In a deep, chilled bowl, combine cream, powdered sugar, and lemon juice; beat at high speed until stiff. Fold cream mixture into egg mixture.
Arrange half the cookies in the bottom of a wide, 2 quart glass bowl. Cover with half the cream mixture, then evenly sprinkle on half the chocolate. Top with remaining cookies, cream mixture, and chocolate. Cover and chill at least 1 hour or up to 3 hours. Arrange berries around edge of dish.
Cut into wedges, then lift out with a wide serving spoon.
Serving Size: Makes 8 Servings
Nutritional Information: Per serving: 289 calories, 4.9 g protein, 18 g fat, 30 g carbohydrate, 49 mg sodium, 195 mg cholesterol.