Ricotta Cake

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Somewhere between lemon cake and cheesecake, this recipe finds the perfect balance of richness and sweetness. Topped with confectioners’ sugar, it’s hard to resist.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 1 hour 5 minutes

Serves: 10

Ingredients

  • 1 box (18.25 oz.) lemon cake mix with pudding plus ingredients called for on box
  • 1 lb. ricotta cheese
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • ¼ cup confectioners’ sugar

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Grease and flour cake pan. Set aside.
  • Prepare batter according to cake mix instructions and turn into cake pan. Mix cheese, sugar, and eggs and spoon on top of batter in cake pan. Bake for 50 minutes.
  • Sift confectioners’ sugar on top of cake to finish.

Recipe Information

Serves: 10

Ingredients

  • 1 box (18.25 oz.) lemon cake mix with pudding plus ingredients called for on box
  • 1 lb. ricotta cheese
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • ¼ cup confectioners’ sugar

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Grease and flour cake pan. Set aside.
  • Prepare batter according to cake mix instructions and turn into cake pan. Mix cheese, sugar, and eggs and spoon on top of batter in cake pan. Bake for 50 minutes.
  • Sift confectioners’ sugar on top of cake to finish.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories490
Total Fat24g
Saturated Fat8g
Cholesterol135mg
Sodium420mg
Total Carbohydrate61g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars40g
Protein11g