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Prep/Cook Time:  20 min

Servings: 4


  • 1 tablespoon instant coffee granules (such as Nescafe®)
  • ¼ cup hot water
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • ¾ cup heavy whipping cream
  • ½ cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 (5.3 ounce) package ladyfinger cookies
  • ½ (16 ounce) package fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 4 whole fresh strawberries


  1. Stir instant coffee granules and water together in a bowl until dissolved. Let cool.
  2. Beat cottage cheese, cream, and confectioners’ sugar together in a separate bowl with an electric mixer on medium-high speed until thickened, 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Brush each ladyfinger cookie with coffee. Arrange a few ladyfingers in the bottom of 4 serving glasses. Spread a layer of cream filling atop the ladyfingers. Layer a few strawberry slices atop cream filling. Repeat with remaining ladyfingers, cream filling, and sliced strawberries, ending with a layer of cream filling. Garnish each glass with a whole strawberry.