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Peach and Cinnamon Trifle

Serves 6-8
Course Dessert
Cuisine Americana
Prep Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • The juice of 2 oranges and the zest of one
  • 2 shots of Orange Liquor 2-3 ounces
  • 12 pieces of ladyfingers Savoiardi
  • 8 oz of Mascarpone Cheese
  • ¼ cup of heavy cream
  • ¼ cup powder sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract or Vanilla bean paste
  • ½ teaspoon of almond extract
  • ¼ cup of chopped roasted almonds
  • ½ teaspoon of cinnamon
  • Powder sugar for final dusting.
  • Basil if you like to garnish with.

Instructions

  1. In a 2”- 3”shallow dish, Whisk the Orange juice, the orange zest, 2 shots of orange liquor, one pinch of cinnamon, and 1-2 tablespoons of agave nectar or powder sugar. Taste the mixture adjust for sweetness if necessary.
  2. Arrange the ladyfingers on the bottom of the dish on a single layer.
  3. In a separate bowl, with a rubber spatula, mix the mascarpone, heavy cream, vanilla bean paste or extract with some orange zest whip until smooth.
  4. Proceed to spread this mixture over the layer of ladyfingers.
  5. Slice the peaches thinly, and add some orange juice, almond extract, and cinnamon. Toss the macerated peaches well in a bowl and place them over the mascarpone layer. If desired, make 2. or even 3 layers if you want!

  6. For the topping, sprinkle the chopped roasted almonds or pecans, dust with cinnamon. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes. Dust with powder sugar at serving time. Enjoy!