How to Make Pan Di Stelle Tiramisu at Home

How to Make Pan Di Stelle Tiramisu at Home

Alessandro Clemente

You can do a lot more with Pan Di Stelle cookies than dunking them in your morning beverage. Here’s how to make fabulous Tiramisu at home, using your favourite morning cookies. Your kids will love them, and your guests will keep wondering what the secret ingredient in your delicious Tiramisu is!

Tiramisu translates to “pick me up”, and this coffee-flavoured Italian dessert, indeed, picks up someone who’s having a salty day. Popular worldwide, this Italian dessert is equally loved by the sweet-toothed and the lovers of not-too-sweet treats. The reason is the rich blend of both sweet and savory ingredients. Savory mascarpone cheese along with the richness of wine, cocoa, and espresso, layered with traditional ladyfinger biscuits, together make the delicious Tiramisu. 

Now used in many varieties of cakes, cookies, and other treats, Tiramisu is a lot more than just an Italian dessert - it has now become a flavour that everyone loves. There is something else that lovers of sweetness cherish as deeply as Tiramisu - Pan Di Stelle.

Why Pan Di Stelle is Everyone’s Favourite Italian Breakfast Cookies?

Talking about the modern times, the most common Italian breakfast nowadays consists of a cornetto (very much like croissants). Italians like to fill them with nutella, chocolate, pastry cream, or pistachio cream for a sweet twist. 

However, this isn’t a traditional breakfast. A typical breakfast for my nonna would still be Italian breakfast cookies dunked in hot milk or coffee. I am, still sometimes, taken back into the good old days when my father used to prep up delicious breakfast bowls for me and my brother. The favourite part of the morning for us was undoubtedly brekkie - a bowl full of milk-soaked vanilla cookies. The older generation still breaks these cookies in a bowl of hot milk or pours coffee on them for breakfast. 

Even the younger generation loves them, especially Mulino Bianco cookies - Pan Di Stelle! The secret ingredients that make these chocolate pastry biscuits everyone’s favourite are cocoa and hazelnuts! To top it off, they are decorated with sugar stars. Without a doubt, Pan Di Stelle makes the best breakfast cookies if homemade ones are not available.

So, we thought to mix the two into this sweet masterpiece that we call Pan Di Stelle Tiramisu!

Tiramisu Recipe With Pan Di Stelle Cookies 


  • Heavy whipping cream - 2 cups 
  • Confectioners sugar - 1 tablespoon 
  • Mascarpone cheese - 8 ounces, softened
  • Nutella or Pan di Stelle spread - 7 ounces 
  • Pan di Stelle Cookies - About 36 
  • Espresso coffee - 3/4 cups 


  • Mix the heavy whipping cream and confectioners sugar in a large mixing bowl. Whip well with an electric mixer until the mixture shows stiff peaks. Set aside.
  • Now mix the Mascarpone cheese and Nutella in another mixing bowl. Now combine well with an electric mixer.
  • Take half the whipped cream and fold it into the Mascarpone and Nutella mixture.
  • Now take the espresso coffee and dip the first layer of Mulino Bianco Pan Di Stelle cookies into it. Now using about 12 cookies, aim to make a single layer in a 9x13 inch baking dish. 
  • Over the cookies, spread half of the Nutella mixture evenly. Repeat this step using another layer of cookies soaked in espresso and use the rest of the Nutella mixture. 
  • Use remaining espresso-soaked Mulino Bianco cookies to add a third layer and pour the remaining whipped cream to top it off. 
  • Decorate with crumbs and cookies.
  • Refrigerate overnight or for at least 4 hours before serving for the best consistency.

    Where to Buy Mulino Bianco Pan Di Stelle?

    You can buy italian cookies online on our store. We, at Italian Food Online Store, deliver U.S. wide for free if you purchase non-perishable food over $69. We also offer international shipping at a nominal additional cost. At Italian Food Online Store, quality and customer satisfaction is our priority. You can easily buy mulino bianco pan di stelle cookies and spread on our website and rest assured that an authentic product will be delivered to your doorstep. Happy shopping!  

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