6 egg yolks
3/4 cup sugar
2/3 cup milk
1-1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
1/2 tsp vanilla
12 ounces mascarpone cheese
1 cup strong brewed coffee, room temperature
1/4 cup plus 2 teaspoon brandy
36 lady fingers
1 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa for sprinkling on top
1 good Lindt dark chocolate bar for curls
In sauce pan whisk egg yolks and sugar till blended, whisk in milk on medium heat, stirring constantly till comes to a boil. Boil gently for 1 minute. Remove from heat.
In a medium bowl whip cream and vanilla till stiff peaks form. Set aside.
Whisk mascarpone and 1/4 cup brandy with egg yolk mixture. Until smooth. Gently fold in stiff whipping cream.
In a shallow dish place coffee and 2 tsp brandy.
In a 9 inch spring form pan place lady fingers around outside.
Dip lady finger in coffee mixture and place on bottom pan. Place 1/4 of Cream mixture. Dip more lady fingers and continue to layer.
Refrigerate at least 4 hours to set. Sprinkle cocoa and place chocolate curls on top!