Ricotta Cake By Anonymous recipe Comments | 0 Favorites | 13 Gussy up your yellow cake with this ricotta variation. Ricotta Cake Ingredients 1 (18.5 ounce) package yellow cake mix2 pounds ricotta cheese3/4 cup white sugar4 eggs1 teaspoon vanilla extract Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9×13 inch pan. Prepare the cake according to the directions on the package. 2 In a medium bowl, combine ricotta, sugar, eggs and vanilla. Mix until smooth. Drop by spoonfuls on top of uncooked cake. 3 Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 1/2 hours, or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean. Sprinkle cooled cake with confectioners sugar. Keep refrigerated.