Lemon Ricotta Cake

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A Classic Italian Dessert

Lemon ricotta cake is one of the most popular cakes served at social gatherings in traditional Italian families.

It's much like a classic lemon cake but a little less sweet and far more flavorful!


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butter powdered sugar lemon granulated sugar whole milk ricotta cheese vanilla extract baking soda kosher salt all-purpose flour eggs

Step 1

Zest & juice. Collect all the juice and zest from the fruit, then set them aside.

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Step 2

Start the batter. Cream the butter and sugar together on medium speed until they are well combined.

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Step 3

Mix in the ricotta. Mix the ingredients on medium speed until they are light and fluffy, taking around five more minutes.

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Step 4

Add eggs, extract, and juice. Crack a couple of eggs and mix them into the bowl, one at a time. Once combined, add vanilla extract and lemon juice.

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Step 5

Add the flour & bake the cake. Spoon the cake batter into a springform pan coated with butter and powdered sugar. Bake for 45 minutes.

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Step 6

Cool and serve. Dust the surface with powdered sugar and serve with a dollop of whipped cream and fresh berries

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Easy  Lemon Ricotta Cake

An Italian dessert with refreshing citrus notes, a light, fluffy texture, and ricotta cheese to keep it rich and moist.

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