Dolci estivi con pavesini

This recipe for dolci estivi con pavesini brings back childhood memories and has inspired global adaptations. My family’s favorite variation includes fresh strawberries. Although easy to make, attention to detail is key for a delicious result.

I’m excited to share with you my recipe for dolci estivi con pavesini, a dessert that brings back fond childhood memories. This Italian classic has inspired many global adaptations and holds a special place in my family’s heart.

The food category of desserts often evokes nostalgic emotions, and this recipe for dolci estivi con pavesini is no exception. It reminds me of lazy summer afternoons spent with family and friends.

Dolci estivi con pavesini has left its mark on kitchens around the world, inspiring iconic dishes and adaptations. Did you know that tiramisu, a popular Italian dessert, was inspired by a similar recipe that dates back to the Renaissance?

My mother used to make a version of this dessert with fresh strawberries, which was always a hit with our family. It’s a simple variation that adds a burst of fruity flavor to the classic recipe.

Although this recipe may seem easy, the real secret to making it a delight lies in the careful selection and handling of the ingredients. Take your time and pay attention to the details, and you’ll be rewarded with a delicious dessert.

Dificoltà Easy
Tempo di cottura Preparation time: 20 minutes. Refrigeration time: 4 hours.
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  • 1 package of pavesini cookies (200g)
  • 500g of mascarpone cheese
  • 4 eggs
  • 100g of sugar
  • 1 cup of espresso coffee
  • Cocoa powder for dusting


  • Separate the egg yolks from the whites and beat the yolks with the sugar until creamy.
  • Add the mascarpone cheese and mix well.
  • In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  • Gently fold the egg whites into the mascarpone mixture.
  • Dip the pavesini cookies in the espresso coffee and arrange them in a single layer in a rectangular dish.
  • Cover the cookies with a layer of the mascarpone mixture.
  • Repeat the layers of cookies and mascarpone until you reach the top of the dish.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
  • Dust with cocoa powder before serving.


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


For a lighter version, you can use low-fat mascarpone cheese and substitute the sugar with a natural sweetener like honey or maple syrup.

I hope you enjoy making and sharing this recipe for dolci estivi con pavesini with your loved ones. Buon appetito!