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looking for Italian pastry - "sospiri"

Thanks for the help - figured they must have some different name after my searches only came up with a couple of bakery hits, both from Toronto.

I'll give the recommendations a go.

Mar 25, 2011
donciccio in Manhattan

looking for Italian pastry - "sospiri"

Anyone know where I can get these pastries in NY? I used to get them years ago in the outer boroughs and recently found them in Italy but they seem to have disappeared from pastry shops here.

It's 2 layers of sponge cake with cream inside (maybe some alcohol, too) and the top layer is totally covered with white icing, topped with cherry.

It looks like this:


Mar 24, 2011
donciccio in Manhattan