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Cassata Cake Ricotta Cheese Filling

Rated as 4.17 out of 5 Stars

"This rich and creamy ricotta cheese filling is flavored with cinnamon and candied lemon peel and is a must-have when making classic Italian dessert, Cassata cake."
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Ingredients

servings 271
Original recipe yields 12 servings (4 1/2 cups)

Directions

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  1. Beat the ricotta cheese well and add the confectioner's sugar and the cinnamon. Add the vanilla and grate the chocolate in using the coarse side of a grater. Stir in the candied lemon peel and mix. Chill until ready to use.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 271 calories; 11.3 35.2 8.9 39 72 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

My family has been making this since I was a little girl. We use a spring form pan and line with lady fingers then the filling. Chill and serve.

Most helpful critical review

Was a little dry, but then I'm use to the no-bake kind.....

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My family has been making this since I was a little girl. We use a spring form pan and line with lady fingers then the filling. Chill and serve.

This recipe is GREAT as I said in my first review. Perfect cassata cake that is even better than any NYC Italian bakery I have ever tasted because it is not sickly sweet and made with fresh fil...

This was awesome! I made this for Easter and served on top of cake dessert shells. I changed the recipe a little bit, instead of chocolate squares I used mini semi sweet pieces. My big Italian f...

Recipe calls for too much cinnamon. Suggest cutting cinnamon down to 1/4 tsp. Also suggest using mini choc chips in place of choc squares. If you're looking for enough filling for only one la...

Was a little dry, but then I'm use to the no-bake kind.....

A bit too grainy~ I tried another recipe that used butter and a flour mixture. It was a bit more work, but it was smooth and yummy.