1 (3.4-ounce) package instant vanilla pudding and pie filling mix
3 tablespoons maraschino cherry juice
1 1/2 teaspoons almond extract
1/2 cup mascarpone cheese
2/3 cup maraschino cherries, chopped
2 (3-ounce) packages small ladyfinger sponge cakes
Maraschino cherries with stems
Mascarpone cheese is a soft Italian cheese. It can be found in the dairy case section of the supermarket.