Italian Dessert Recipes

Find traditional and authentic Italian desserts, from decadent pastries and cannolis, to simple biscotti and freshly prepared fruit.
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
Cannoli Cake
Cannoli Cake
Chocolate Biscotti
Chocolate Biscotti
Chocolate Panna Cotta
Chocolate Panna Cotta
Affogato Italian Espresso Dessert
Affogato
Florentine cookies
Florentine Cookies
Watermelon granita
Watermelon Granita
Semifreddo with slivered almonds and cookies on a long platter
Semifreddo
Pizzelle
Pizzelle
slice of homemade spumoni ice cream on plate with whipped cream and crushed pistachios
Spumoni Ice Cream
Tiramisu Cheesecake
Tiramisu Cheesecake
Bomboloni
Bomboloni
Torta Della Nonna
Torta Della Nonna
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)
Easter cake
Florentine Easter Cake
Italian cream cake
Italian Cream Cake
Zeppole di Giuseppe cream filled doughnut recipe
Zeppole
Italian Cassata cake recipe
Cassata Cake
Double anise biscotti recipe
Double Anise Biscotti
Tubs of Gelato
Does Gelato Have More Flavor Than Ice Cream Does?
Neapolitan grain pie
Pastiera Napoletana for Easter
Sweet Honey and Mascarpone Dessert
Sweet Honey and Mascarpone Dessert
Flourless Italian Almond-Lemon Cake
Flourless Italian Almond-Lemon Cake
Lemon ice recipe
Lemon Italian Ice
A pandoro and panettone
Panettone and Pandoro Classic Italian Christmas Cakes
Italian Zabaglione
Creamy Italian Zabaglione
A stack of crespelle
Sweet Crespelle (Italian Crêpes)
Traditional Tuscan chestnut cake castagnaccio recipe
Tuscan Chestnut Cake (Castagnaccio)
Classic Christmas Italian Panettone
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
How to Make Pignolata, Sicilian Fried Dough Balls With Honey and Pine Nuts
Strawberry Sorbet with Fresh Mint
What Is a Sorbet Frozen Dessert?
Pignoli Cookies
Italian Christmas Cakes and Cookies
Pandoro classic Christmas cake verona recipe
8 Recipes for an Italian Christmas Dinner
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
Panettone
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
Florentine Rice-Pudding Tarts (Budini di riso)