Cassata Cake Ricotta Cheese Filling

Creamy rich ricotta cheese filling.

Cassata Cake Ricotta Cheese Filling


  • 2 1/4 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 pounds whole milk ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 (1 ounce) squares semisweet chocolate
  • 1/2 cup candied lemon peel


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.


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