Basic Chocolate Chip and Ricotta Filling Be The First To Review By judylynnturner recipe This is a basic and easy Italian Recipe. I would recommend refidgeration of the cake. Basic Chocolate Chip and Ricotta Filling Ingredients 2 pounds Ricotta cheese, well drained1 1/2 cups unsifted powdered sugar4 teaspoons vanilla extract1 1/4 cups milk chocolate chips Instructions Beat cheese until smooth. Add vanilla and beat in sugar. Mix in chocolate chips. Cover; chill several hours. Spread between layers of cake and decorate cake as desired. If you are on a diet–forget this recipe!