Dolci al cucchiaio con granella di pistacchio

Explore the childhood memories and global influence of dolci al cucchiaio con granella di pistacchio. Discover family variants and the importance of attention to detail.

I’m excited to share my recipe for dolci al cucchiaio con granella di pistacchio. This creamy dessert is a childhood favorite that brings back warm memories. Let’s explore its global influence, family variants, and the importance of attention to detail.

As a child, I loved the comforting sweetness of dolci al cucchiaio con granella di pistacchio. This dessert category often evokes nostalgic emotions and reminds us of happy times.

This dessert has left its mark on kitchens around the world, leading to iconic dishes like tiramisu and panna cotta. Its origins can be traced back to Italy, but it has been adapted and reinvented in different cultures.

My mother used to make a version of this dessert with hazelnuts instead of pistachios. It holds a special place in my heart and reminds me of home.

Although this dessert may seem easy, the real secret to making it a delight lies in the careful selection and handling of the ingredients. Love and attention are key to its final flavor and quality.

Dificoltà Moderate
Tempo di cottura Preparation time: 20 minutes. Cooking time: 0 minutes. Total time: 2 hours (including chilling time).
Adatto ai bambini


  • 500g mascarpone cheese
  • 4 eggs
  • 100g sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 100g pistachios, chopped
  • Ladyfingers
  • Espresso coffee


  • Separate the egg yolks from the whites and beat the yolks with the sugar until creamy.
  • Add the mascarpone cheese and vanilla extract to the egg yolk mixture and mix well.
  • In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  • Gently fold the egg whites into the mascarpone mixture.
  • Chop the pistachios and set aside.
  • Dip the ladyfingers in espresso coffee and place them in a single layer in a serving dish.
  • Add a layer of the mascarpone mixture on top of the ladyfingers.
  • Sprinkle a layer of chopped pistachios on top of the mascarpone mixture.
  • Repeat the layers until all the ingredients are used up.
  • Chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours before serving.


This dessert pairs well with a cup of espresso or a glass of sweet dessert wine.


For a lighter version, you can substitute the mascarpone cheese with ricotta cheese. You can also experiment with different nuts or liqueurs for a unique twist.

I hope you enjoy making and savoring this delicious dessert as much as I do. Remember to take your time and enjoy the process!