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Italian Chocolate and Ricotta Cake

Rated as 1 out of 5 Stars

"An authentic Italian cake in an hour? Yes, please! This irresistible chocolate cake (torta di ricotta e cioccolato) is made with ricotta cheese and full of chocolaty goodness."
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50 m servings 492 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9-inch round cake pan.
  2. Whisk ricotta cheese and sugar together in a large bowl. Whisk in eggs one at a time until well combined.
  3. Combine flour and baking powder in a bowl; sift into ricotta mixture. Mix until batter is well combined and no dry spots remain. Add chopped chocolate, melted butter, and vanilla extract; stir until batter is smooth. Pour into the prepared cake pan.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 30 minutes. Cool completely in the pan before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 492 calories; 23.3 g fat; 61.7 g carbohydrates; 12.2 g protein; 112 mg cholesterol; 377 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I felt like something was missing from the recipe. Was not pourable into a pan like the directions stated. It was thick. Was not sweet enough nor cake like. Disappointed. I spent a lot of money ...