Craving the sweet charm of Italy? Step into the delightful world of Italian desserts by starting with a scoop of Mascarpone Ice Cream. Uncover the enchanting essence in each recipe to unlock the taste of Italy in every bite. Are you ready? Let’s get started and bring a touch of Italy to your kitchen!

Mascarpone Ice Cream

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Create a taste of Italy at home with this easy-to-make mascarpone ice cream. Blend mascarpone cheese, milk, egg yolks, and sugar for a creamy, buttery treat. Perfect on its own or with toppings, it’s a delightful summer indulgence reminiscent of Italy’s rich desserts. Get the recipe: Mascarpone Ice Cream.

Traditional Tiramisu

A slice of Italian tiramisu.
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Indulge in a simple and delightful tiramisu. Soak savoiardi biscuits in coffee and layer with a decadent mix of mascarpone and eggs. Perfect for special occasions or a cozy Sunday lunch! Try it for an easy, creamy treat. Get the recipe: Traditional Tiramisu.

Italian Castagnole

Castagnole di carnevale in a bowl with festive napkins on a table.
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Curious about Italian castagnole? Fry these delightful dough balls until they’re soft on the inside and crispy on the outside. Discover the unique name inspired by chestnuts and learn the festive recipe in the style of Rome for a delicious treat. Get the recipe:  Italian Castagnole.

Stracciatella Gelato

A scoop of Stracciatella Gelato in a pink cup.
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Want an easy, no-churn stracciatella gelato? Just 4 ingredients for a creamy treat all year round. Why ‘stracciatella’? It means torn, like the chocolate flakes in this Italian-style ice cream. Get the recipe:  Stracciatella Gelato.

Soft Amaretti Cookies

Freshly baked amaretti cookies on a cooling rack.
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Craving soft amaretti cookies with a delightful almond flavor? This gluten-free and dairy-free recipe is perfect for special occasions or a cozy tea-time treat. Give them a go and sweeten your day! Get the recipe: Soft Amaretti Cookies.

Italian Lemon Ricotta Cake

Italian Lemon Ricotta Cake on a plate garnished with slices of lemon.
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Ever desired a soft, moist Italian lemon ricotta cake bursting with lemon flavor? It’s beginner-friendly. Give it a try, savor the classic simplicity, and treat yourself to a taste of Italy! Get the recipe: Italian Lemon Ricotta Cake.

Sweet Ricotta and Pear Crostata

close-up of ricotta pear crostata.
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A lovely Italian dessert for special occasions. Try it with vanilla ice cream or a sprinkle of confectioner’s sugar. Easy to make and a hit on any table. Bake it now and enjoy this tasty treat. Get the recipe: Sweet Ricotta and Pear Crostata.

Torta Caprese

Torta Caprese on a plate with slices.
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Crafted with ground almonds, dark chocolate, and whipped egg whites, it’s rich, fudgy, and chocolaty. Easy to make with simple ingredients. Try this and savor now the deliciousness. Get the recipe: Torta Caprese.

Italian Ricotta Pie

Ricotta pie with a slice missing.
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Bake this classic Ricotta Pie, a delightful blend of creamy ricotta, chocolate chips, and a traditional pasta frolla crust. Enjoy the simplicity of Italian desserts! Get the recipe: Italian Ricotta Pie.

Italian Pignoli Cookies

Stack of Italian Pignoli Cookies on a wooden board.
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These classic Italian treats, with the goodness of pine nuts, offer a soft inside and a slightly crispy outside. Ready to try baking these delights at home? Get the recipe: Italian Pignoli Cookies.

Maricruz Avalos Flores is a Mexican cook and photographer living in Italy where she shares authentic Mexican & Italian recipes that can be easily made at home using easy-to-find ingredients.

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