Rating: 4.5 stars
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This quick dessert is easy to throw together when you're planning your last-minute game night! Mix it up quickly, pop it in the oven, and you'll ease all the competitiveness with the light, spongy deliciousness!

Recipe Summary

45 mins
1 hr
15 mins
8 servings


Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease an 8-inch round springform pan with butter and line with parchment paper.

  • Mix flour and baking powder together in a small bowl.

  • Cream sugar and softened butter together in a large bowl with an electric mixer. Add vanilla and beat 1 minute longer. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing thoroughly after each addition. Add in flour mixture; beat until combined. Add ricotta cheese, lemon zest, and lemon juice to batter; beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Add milk and beat on low speed only until combined. Pour batter into the prepared baking pan.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean, 45 to 50 minutes. Let cake cool completely before serving.

Nutrition Facts

314 calories; protein 7.6g; carbohydrates 36.6g; fat 16g; cholesterol 109.7mg; sodium 269.4mg. Full Nutrition