An Italian bombshell

For the record, neither one of us is Italian. But we both clearly want be. I've had a love affair with Italy since as long as I can remember; their passionate culture, whimsical countryside and sumptuous food, and oh, did I mention, those bombshell desserts!?! Here is a recipe that was passed down by my good friend Elisa who learned it from her mom. There are no measurements here. As the avid recipe-follower, I painstakingly asked her "how much of everything?!" she just shru