24 decadent Italian dessert recipes

The home of pizza and pasta is also known for its rich, creamy desserts that many of us love to indulge in. From their coffee-infused tiramisus and zabaglioni, to their cheesecake filled cannoli and refreshing granita, we have pulled together the best Italian dessert recipes for your enjoyment. Buon appetito!

Crunchy + creamy = dessert heaven.

Poached pear, mascarpone AND DESSERT WINE CAKE
December 31, 1974

Poached pear, mascarpone and dessert wine cake

We used moscato, a low alcohol, lightly sparkling Italian wine. To line the pan smoothly with plastic wrap, dampen it first. This recipe needs to be prepared a day ahead. Decorate close to serving. Note
By Women's Weekly Food
cherry and nougat torronata
December 30, 2014

Cherry and nougat torrone

This versatile firm dessert, made with a mixture of ricotta and sugar, combines well with many fruits – here with the sour, tart flavour of morello cherries added alongside nutty nougat and smooth yoghurt. Whip it up in advance for a festive season gathering.
By Women's Weekly Food

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