Instead of biscuits or shortbread, this sweet concoction uses packaged ladyfingers, which give it a light texture that's good on blazing days. Individual desserts are easy to serve—no cutting or scooping—and easy to eat. (They'll disappear in a flash!)
Makes 6 servings
1. Combine strawberries, amaretto, and 1/4 cup sugar in a bowl. Let stand about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
2. Meanwhile, combine remaining 1/4 cup sugar and whipping cream in a large bowl. Beat with an electric mixer until soft peaks form. Fold in mascarpone cheese and vanilla.
3. Layer ladyfingers, mascarpone mixture, and strawberry mixture in 6 (9-ounce) bowls.