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When my husband's cousin, Nino, was visiting us from Chioggia, Italy, he made us this delicious pie called "Torta Sbriciolata Ricotta e Chioccolato", which translates to crumbly cake with ricotta and chocolate. Now, that's a mouthful ... so I call my version "Cannoli Crumb Pie". It's so quick and easy to make. My family loves it!

Recipe Summary test

prep:
15 mins
cook:
30 mins
total:
45 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
1 9-inch pie
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Crust:
Filling:

Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray a deep-dish pie plate with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.

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  • Place flour, sugar, livieto, vanillina, and salt in the bowl of a food processor. Pulse a few times to combine. Drizzle in the butter and egg while pulsing. Pulse only until the mixture is crumbly.

  • Sprinkle 1/2 of the crumb mixture into the prepared pie plate and spread around until it covers the bottom. Do not press down.

  • Stir ricotta cheese, sugar, and chocolate chips together with a rubber scraper until combined. Spread filling evenly over the base crust. Sprinkle the remaining crumb mixture evenly on top of the ricotta layer, making sure that all of the ricotta layer is covered.

  • Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes. Switch the oven to broil and continue to bake until the top is nicely browned, about 3 minutes more. Remove from the oven and cool completely. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Cook's Note:

Paneangeli(R) Lievito Pane degli Angeli and Vanillina are Italian ingredients commonly used in baking. It can be purchased online, but if you prefer, you can substitute 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder plus 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.

Nutrition Facts

466 calories; protein 10.6g; carbohydrates 57.3g; fat 22.6g; cholesterol 80.9mg; sodium 93.1mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (1)

2 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
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Rating: 5 stars
12/26/2020
On my second go of this I used a prepared Graham cracker crust that I sprinkled about 1 tsp. of espresso powder on. I added about 1/3 cup of candied orange peel to the filling. For the topping I used about 1/4 of the original recipe with a 1/2 tsp. of espresso powder. After it cooled dotted the top with halved maraschino cherries. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
07/08/2020
The easiest pie I’ve ever made. I was unable to get Paneangeli but your substitutions worked perfectly. Then why use imitation vanilla when I had the real thing. Next time I’d like a bit more filling though. I used what I had, 4T salted and 4T unsalted butter for the crumb crust and topping. Delicious but not overly sweet. Thank you for this winner recipe. Read More