1. In a medium saucepan, whisk together egg yolks and sugar until well blended.
  2. Whisk in milk and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils.
  3. Boil gently for 1 minute, remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.
  4. Cover tightly and chill in refrigerator 1 hour.
  5. In a medium bowl, beat cream with vanilla until stiff peaks form.
  6. Whisk mascarpone into yolk mixture until smooth.
  7. In a small bowl, combine coffee and rum.
  8. Split ladyfingers in half lengthwise and drizzle with coffee mixture.
  9. Arrange half of soaked ladyfingers in bottom of a 7x11 inch dish.
  10. Spread half of mascarpone mixture over ladyfingers, then half of whipped cream over that.
  11. Repeat layers and sprinkle with cocoa.
  12. Cover and refrigerate 4 to 6 hours, until set.
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Servings:  4-6
Prep Time:  10 minutes
Total Time:  50 min

Related Categories:   Dessert,  


6 egg yolks 3/4 cup white sugar 2/3 cup milk 1 1/4 cups heavy cream 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 pound mascarpone cheese 1/4 cup strong brewed coffee, room temperature 2 tablespoons rum 2 (3 ounce) packagesladyfinger cookies 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder

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