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2013-02-27Cassata Cake a la Dana: White Cake Mix, Ricotta, Powdered Sugar, Anise Extract, Semi-Sweet Mini Chocolate Chips, Heavy Cream, Diced Cherries for garnish
Cassata Cake a la Dana featuring Sorrento® Ricotta

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Cassata Cake a la Dana

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  • 1 White Cake Mix
  • 2 1/2 cups Sorrento® Ricotta
  • 1 1/2 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1 tbs Anise Extract
  • 4 oz. Semi-Sweet Mini Chocolate Chips
  • 2 cups Heavy Cream
  • Diced Cherries for garnish


Make cake following box directions, but using whole eggs instead of egg whites. Bake in (2) 9-inch cake pans. While cakes cool, mix ricotta cheese, 1 cup powdered sugar, anise extract, and chocolate chips in separate bowl. Spread ricotta mixture evenly between each layer, stack and frost with 2 cups heavy cream whipped with remaining ½ cup powdered sugar. Garnish with diced cherries and chocolate chips.


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