Ricotta Cake

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 321.2
  • Total Fat: 8.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 128.5 mg
  • Sodium: 121.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 33.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.2 g
  • Protein: 11.9 g

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Submitted by: MAURMAUR

Introduction

Can be served hot, warm, or cold.

Yummy summer dessert when served cold!
Can be served hot, warm, or cold.

Yummy summer dessert when served cold!

Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    Butter, for oiling the pan
    1 3/4 cups fresh ricotta
    2/3 cup granulated sugar
    1/2 cup candied grated orange zest
    1/2 cup anise-flavored liqueur (Sambuca)
    1/2 orange, zested
    4 tablespoons amaro (Fernet Branca)
    3 eggs, separated

Directions

Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F.

Lightly butter a 9-inch cake pan (preferably a spring form pan).

In a large mixing bowl, combine the ricotta, sugar, candied orange zest, liqueur, orange zest, amaro and 3 egg yolks. Using a wooden spoon, mix until homogenous. Add the egg whites 1 by 1, mixing after each addition.

Pour the ricotta mixture into the prepared pan and bake until light golden brown, about 30 minutes. Serve hot, room temperature or cold.

Optional: Sprinkle the top of the cake with powdered sugar before serving.


Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MAURMAUR.





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