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Dolce Maddalena

Ingredients
  Lady fingers/Enough to line a 1-quart charlotte mold or bowl 7 Ounce (1 Package)
  Sweet marsala 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , separated
  Granulated sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ricotta 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Double amaretti macaroons 16 , crushed
  Bitter chocolate 4 Ounce, grated
  Candied fruit 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

1. Sprinkle the ladyfingers with the Marsala. Line the sides and bottom of the mold with the ladyfingers, curved side to the outside.
2. Beat the egg yolks with the sugar until thick and heavy. Mix in the ricotta. Stir in the crushed macaroons, grated chocolate, and candied fruit.
3. Beat the egg whites until they hold stiff peaks. Fold into the ricotta mixture and spoon into the prepared mold. Tap the mold to get rid of any air pockets. Cover the top with more Marsala-soaked ladyfingers. Cover the mold with plastic wrap and freeze.
4. Unmold and serve in thin slivers. It is ravishingly rich. The Dolce Maddalena keeps well frozen.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Soaking
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Egg
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 650 Calories from Fat 102

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g25.9%

Saturated Fat 6.6 g32.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 87.7 mg29.2%

Sodium 107.2 mg4.5%

Total Carbohydrates 108 g36%

Dietary Fiber 5.2 g20.8%

Sugars 99.2 g

Protein 13 g25.1%

Vitamin A 7.9% Vitamin C 11.6%

Calcium 29.7% Iron 12.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Dolce Maddalena Recipe