Sicilian Cream Cake Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time8 Hr 0 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In8 Hr 20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Servings6Cuisine
CourseMethod
DishVegetarian
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Sponge cake1 Large
 Ricotta cheese1 1⁄4 Pound
 Granulated sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon
 Cognac/Rum / creme de cacao2 Tablespoon
 Semisweet chocolate bits3 Tablespoon, chopped
 Chopped candied fruit1 Tablespoon
 Salt1 Pinch
 Powdered sugar1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 432 Calories from Fat 128

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g22.5%

Saturated Fat 8.6 g43.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 73.7 mg

Sodium 205.1 mg8.5%

Total Carbohydrates 61 g20.3%

Dietary Fiber 0.17 g0.66%

Sugars 50 g

Protein 12 g24.5%

Vitamin A 9.2% Vitamin C

Calcium 21.4% Iron 5.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. Split the cake into three layers of equal size.
2. Combine the cheese, sugar, vanilla and cognac and beat well with a wooden spoon until smooth and fluffy, or blend well in an electric blender.
3. Add the remaining ingredients except the powdered sugar and mix thoroughly.
4. Spread one of the layers with the cheese mixture and place another layer on top. Repeat with the remaining cheese mixture and sponge cake layer. Refrigerate the cake several hours. Dust the top with powdered sugar before serving.
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