This no-bake take on a Sicilian classic will quickly become part of your dessert repertoire.

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  • Whisk together ricotta, 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar, 1 tablespoon chocolate, amaretto and orange zest in a medium bowl until well combined.

  • Stir together brandy, coffee granules and water in a small bowl. Brush over the flat side of the ladyfingers.

  • Arrange 6 ladyfingers in a row on a serving plate, flat-side up. Spread with 1/3 of the ricotta mixture. Repeat layering twice. Set the remaining 6 ladyfingers on top, rounded-side up. Dust with confectioners' sugar and sprinkle with the remaining chocolate. Loosely cover with plastic wrap and chill for 20 minutes. Cut crosswise into 4 portions.

Nutrition Facts

212.9 calories; protein 7.8g 16% DV; carbohydrates 26.9g 9% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 0.5g 2% DV; sugars 11.1g; fat 6.6g 10% DV; saturated fat 3.6g 18% DV; cholesterol 61.4mg 21% DV; vitamin a iu 298.9IU 6% DV; vitamin c 0.7mg 1% DV; folate 28.5mcg 7% DV; calcium 137.7mg 14% DV; iron 1mg 6% DV; magnesium 10.5mg 4% DV; potassium 106.5mg 3% DV; sodium 77.8mg 3% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 7% DV.