In the bowl of an electric mixer combine the cream, mascarpone, sugar, coffee liqueur, cocoa powder, espresso powder and vanilla. Mix on low speed to combine then raise the speed and whip until firm peaks form.

In an 8-inch springform pan, cover the bottom with one layer of chocolate chip cookies, breaking a few to fill in the gaps.

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Spread 1/4 of the mocha whipped cream evenly over the cookies. Place another layer of cookies on top, lying flat and touching, followed by another 1/4 of the cream. Continue layering cookies and cream until there are four layers of each, ending with a layer of cream. smooth the top, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.

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Undo the spring form pan and remove sides. Sprinkle the top with the shaved chocolate, cut into wedges and serve cold.

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