Cassata Cake Ricotta Cheese Filling Be The First To Review By Anonymous recipe Comments | 0 Favorites | 17 Print Creamy rich ricotta cheese filling. Cassata Cake Ricotta Cheese Filling Ingredients 2 1/4 cups confectioners’ sugar2 pounds whole milk ricotta cheese1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract2 (1 ounce) squares semisweet chocolate1/2 cup candied lemon peel Instructions 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.