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Cannoli cake

Dessert
5 servings
20 min
40 min
Very Easy
or

Ingredients

5 servings
- 4 eggs

- 2/3 cup sugar

- 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, melted and cooled 1/4 cup chopped semisweet chocolate

- 1 recipe Ricotta Filling, recipe below

- 1 recipe Whipped Cream Frosting, recipe below

- Fresh berries or candied cherries, for garnish


Ricotta Filling:

- 2 cups (15 ounces) Sargento® Part-Skim Ricotta Cheese

- 3 tablespoons. sugar

- 1-1/2 teaspoon . vanilla

- 1 cup whipping cream, whipped

- 1 cup semisweet mini chocolate chips


Whipped Cream Frosting:

- 2 cups whipping cream

- 2 tablespoons. confectioners sugar

- 1/2 teaspoon . vanilla

Preparation

Step 1

Beat eggs and sugar on medium speed in bowl with an electric mixer 5 minutes or until thick.

Step 2

Gently fold in flour and butter; pour into greased and floured 8-inch round cake pan.

Step 3

Bake in preheated 350°F oven 40 minutes or until cake feels firm when touched in center.

Step 4

Cool in pan 5 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely on wire rack.

Step 5

To make Ricotta Filling:
Beat Ricotta cheese, sugar and vanilla on medium speed in bowl with electric mixer 3 minutes. Fold in whipped cream and chocolate chips.

Step 6

To make Whipped Cream Frosting:
Beat cream on high speed in bowl with electric mixer until soft peaks form. Beat in sugar and vanilla.

Step 7

Cut cake in half horizontally using sharp serrated knife. Cut each layer in half again horizontally.

Step 8

Place 1 layer on serving platter; spread with one-third Ricotta filling. Repeat procedure, ending with cake layer.

Step 9

No sooner than 6 hours before serving, frost sides and top of cake with all but 1 cup frosting.

Step 10

Decorate with remaining frosting, chopped chocolate and fruit. Refrigerate until serving time.




Comments:

01/01/2012

Recipe sucks cake was so flat you could not even cut it once never mind twice. no flavor...don't waste your time with this one.

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01/09/2016

I would think the levening agent,( baking powder) was left out of the listed ingredients!

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