Lady in Amaretto

  • 1 1/2 pints strawberries
  • 2 pounds ladyfinger cookies
  • 3/4 cup amaretto liqueur, divided use
  • 4 - 8 oz. packages cream cheese, softened
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3 Tbsp powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp slivered almonds image placeholder

Reserve part of the strawberries, and slice the remainder and set aside. Divide ladyfinger cookies and layer one-third on the bottom of a 10-inch springform pan. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup amaretto liqueur.

In a large bowl, beat cream cheese, eggs, sugar, and 1/4 cup amaretto liqueur. Pour half of the cream cheese mixture over the cookies and top with half of the sliced strawberries.

Add another layer of ladyfingers and sprinkle with remaining amaretto liqueur. Top with the remaining cream cheese mixture, then the remaining sliced strawberries. Top with a layer of ladyfingers.

Whip cream until stiff and add powdered sugar. Spread on top of the ladyfinger cookies then garnish with the reserved strawberries and slivered almonds. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Servings: 16
Submitted by: Recipe Group Member
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