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Soft and Airy Cake with Ricotta Cheese

A light, spongy and soft cake which is easy to make and perfect for breakfast, a snack, or amped up for a birthday party!

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Do you have ricotta in the fridge that you need to use up? This is the solution! A soft ricotta cake, soft as a cloud, prepared with a few simple ingredients.

A cake so soft is perfect for breakfast and snack, light and with little butter, ricotta cheese in the dough makes it very soft and very light! 

So arm yourself with a whisk and scales, weigh all the ingredients and Ion a few steps prepare this wonder, so simple but so good.

The soft cake with ricotta cheese is also delicious stuffed with creams or jams or as a base for birthday cakes, so you can not fail to learn how to make it with your eyes closed.

For more dessert recipes, don't hesitate to visit our dessert recipe index, and if you love ricotta cheese and cakes made with it, try our staple Fresh Ricotta and Chocolate Crostata.

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Ingredients

for 8 servings

Ricotta Cheese Cake Ingredients

  • Ricotta cheese (Sheep's Milk) 250 grams
  • All-purpose flour cup
  • Egg 4
  • Butter 100 grams
  • Instant yeast 50 grams
  • Powdered sugar as needed
  • Sugar (Granulated) 250 grams

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Lugana DOC Spumante Wine - Metodo Classico and/or Charmat

0.75l

The Lugana Spumante DOC is a fine example of a cemented, reliable wine-making tradition

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Preparation

for 8 servings

Step

1

Of 3

Prepare the cake base

Mix the ricotta with the 250 gr sugar until creamy.

Then add the eggs, one at a time, and the melted butter left to cool and work the mixture until smooth.

Finally, add flour and baking powder and mix until the mixture has the consistency of a firm mousse.

Step

2

Of 3

Bake the cake

Butter a cake mold and flour it, shake off the excess flour and pour in the mixture.

Level out with the back of a spoon and bake at 180° (in a pre-heated oven) for about 30/35 minutes.

Always do the toothpick test, if it comes out dry it means that the cake is ready, otherwise leave it a few more minutes.
 

Step

3

Of 3

Complete and serve the dish

Bake, let cool and dust with powdered sugar. Then serve the soft ricotta cake.
 

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Lugana DOC Spumante Wine - Metodo Classico and/or Charmat

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The Lugana Spumante DOC is a fine example of a cemented, reliable wine-making tradition

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Lugana DOC Spumante Wine - Metodo Classico and/or Charmat

0.75l

The Lugana Spumante DOC is a fine example of a cemented, reliable wine-making tradition

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