-6 egg yolks
-3/4 cup white sugar
-2/3 cup milk
-1 1/4 cups heavy cream
-1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
-1 pound mascarpone cheese
-1/4 cup strong brewed coffeeroom temperature
-2 tablespoons rum
-2(3 ounce) packages ladyfinger cookies
-1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
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1)In a medium saucepan, whisk together egg yolks and sugar until well blended. Whisk in milk and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils. Boil gently for 1 minute, remove from heat and allow to cool slightly. Cover tightly and chill in refrigerator 1 hour.
2)In a medium bowl, beat cream with vanilla until stiff peaks form. Whisk mascarpone into yolk mixture until smooth.
3)In a small bowl, combine coffee and rum. Split ladyfingers in half lengthwise and drizzle with coffee mixture.
4)Arrange half of soaked ladyfingers in bottom of a 7×11 inch dish. Spread half of mascarpone mixture over ladyfingers, then half of whipped cream over that. Repeat layers and sprinkle with cocoa. Cover and refrigerate 4 to 6 hours, until set.