This curious Italian name, making you think of soup, is in fact a good old fashioned English trifle, far removed from the sort of thing you used to get in the nursery. The Italians took it to their hearts and have loved it ever since.
Put egg yolks in a bowl, gradually add sugar and vanilla essence, cream well, add flour, pinch of salt and
Place a layer of sponge cake on a serving dish, sprinkle with Marsala and cover with a layer of plain custard. Add another layer of sponge, more Marsala and cover with the chocolate custard. Add the last layer bf sponge, sprinkle with Marsala and cover with the remaining plain custard. Sprinkle the remaining chocolate over the custard.
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