Italian Dessert Recipes

Find traditional and authentic Italian desserts, from decadent pastries and cannolis, to simple biscotti and freshly prepared fruit.
Italian Buttercream on cupcakes
Italian Buttercream Recipe
Lemon Ricotta Cookies
Lemon Ricotta Cookies
keto tiramisu hero shot of slice on plate, with whole tiramisu in frame
Keto Tiramisu
Tiramisu Cake Recipe
Tiramisu Cake Recipe
Cannoli Cake
Cannoli Cake
Chocolate Biscotti
Chocolate Biscotti
Chocolate Panna Cotta
Chocolate Panna Cotta
Affogato in a cup
Florentine Cookies
Florentine Cookies
Watermelon granita
Watermelon Granita Recipe
Semifreddo on a platter
Pizzelle Cookies Recipe
slice of homemade spumoni ice cream on plate with whipped cream and crushed pistachios
Spumoni Ice Cream Recipe
Tiramisu Cheesecake
Tiramisu Cheesecake Recipe
Torta Della Nonna
Torta Della Nonna Recipe
Biscotti and coffee
Traditional Italian Biscotti
Classic Gelato recipe, gelato in a gray bowl
Classic Gelato
Pandoro classic Christmas cake verona recipe
Pandoro (Verona Christmas Cake)
Profiteroles with pastry cream
Italian Pastry Cream (Crema Pasticcera)
Classic Tiramisu
Classic Tiramisu
Sicilian cannoli recipe
How to Make Cannoli—the Classic Sicilian Dessert
Honey almond biscotti
Vegan Almond Biscotti
Naples-Style Lemon Ricotta Cake (Migliaccio)
Naples-Style Lemon Ricotta Cake (Migliaccio)
Zeppole di Giuseppe cream filled doughnut recipe
Italian Cassata cake recipe
Cassata Cake
Double anise biscotti recipe
Double Anise Biscotti
Neapolitan grain pie
Pastiera Napoletana (Neapolitan Easter Grain Pie) Recipe
Sweet Honey and Mascarpone Dessert
Sweet Honey and Mascarpone Dessert
Flourless Italian Almond-Lemon Cake
Flourless Italian Almond-Lemon Cake
Lemon Italian ice scooped into yellow bowls
Lemon Italian Ice
Italian Zabaglione
Creamy Italian Zabaglione
A stack of crespelle
Sweet Crespelle (Italian Crêpes)
Traditional Tuscan chestnut cake castagnaccio recipe
Castagnaccio (Tuscan Chestnut Cake) Recipe
Classic Christmas Italian panettone on a plate
Classic Christmas Italian Panettone
Christmas Struffoli
Christmas Struffoli
Millefoglie cake
Millefoglie (Mille-Feuille) Pastry With Zabaglione Filling
Sicilian Fried Dough Balls with Honey and Pine Nuts
Pignolata (Sicilian Fried Dough Balls With Honey and Pine Nuts) Recipe
Ricotta and pear cake on blue plate
Southern Italian Ricotta and Pear Cake
Panettone - Italian Christmas Cake
Panettone alla Milanese Christmas Cake
Three types of panforte in a Tuscan shop window
The History of Panforte
Homemade crispy frappe, thin pieces of fried dough sprinkled with powdered sugar
Traditional Italian Carnival Foods
7 Classic Italian Cakes
Fat free vegan strawberry sorbet
Vegan Strawberry Sorbet
A Florentine rice pudding tart (budino di riso) with coffee in a bar
Budini di riso (Florentine Rice Pudding Tarts) Recipe