April 8th, 2012
Recipe by Annette Mancuso
Food styling by Ian Muggridge
Prop styling by Lara McGraw
Prepare espresso or coffee and let cool. Meanwhile, using an electric mixer, beat softened cream cheese until smooth.
Blend in milk and half the espresso. Add in instant pudding powder and mix until creamy.
Whip cream to a soft peak and fold in. Brush remaining espresso over ladyfingers.
Line bottom of glass bowl with half of the ladyfingers and top these with 1 pint of sliced fresh strawberries. Cover with half of cheese mixture, and sprinkle with 3 squares grated bittersweet chocolate.
Make second layer. Garnish with any remaining grated chocolate and berry slices.
286 calories, 19 g fat, 5 g protein, 30 g carbohydrates, 2 g fibre. Excellent source of vitamin C.