Do you have the big holiday meal planned but you’re still looking for something fantastic to finish it off? Hosting a holiday cocktail party but need a special bite-size sweet? Or have you volunteered to bring a delicacy to a neighborhood open house? No matter the reason, Italian desserts are simply the best! Here we’ve rounded up three classic Italian desserts that will make your season bright!
The Holiday Meal Final Course
If you are looking for something extra special to serve after your traditional holiday meal, look no further than Tiramisu Yule Log! This treat brings forth the merriment of the season with cream whipped with mascarpone cheese, encased with chocolate ganache, and finished with a light brushing of espresso syrup. Plan ahead to prepare this recipe as, although it’s straightforward to make, it does take some time to create – but you, and your guests, will devour the results.
In a hurry but still demand a homemade Italian dessert? Why not consider ordering Tiramisu cake made at Pinocchio’s! We use only the finest ingredients for a dessert you are welcome to call your own.
Cocktail Party Bite-Size Sweet
Hosting a holiday cocktail party but not quite sure how many will arrive? Plan on a dessert that is easy and delicious, but if you do have leftovers, they will be welcome! Lemon Ricotta Cookies are the perfect bite-size treat for you and your guests. This tasty recipe uses everyday ingredients plus simple directions to allow you to create these sweets well in advance, leaving you time to organize the other items on your party to-do list! With a sharp lemon zest glaze, the holiday season will be in full swing with these treats.
If you’re a sucker for lemon desserts, be sure to try our Italian Lemon Cake next time you stop by Pinocchio’s!
Holiday Open House Delight
At this year’s holiday potluck, take a traditional Italian dessert that will impress. The ever-popular Italian Amaretti Torte is easy to prepare and can be neatly sliced to serve many. With a twist of chocolate and Italian macaroon cookies, this dessert is light, moist, and sweet – the perfect addition to any open house menu. Your dessert will bring sweet tidings to all!
As an extra treat for the holidays, come into Pinocchio’s and enjoy our homemade, gluten-free Chocolate Walnut Torte and a glass of good cheer!
Treat yourself this holiday season with these, and much more, traditional Italian desserts and dishes that you can make at home or enjoy (without having to raise a spatula) at Pinocchio’s!