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Gugelhupf Cake Bake Invitation

California Ricotta Cake

Ingredients & Directions

1 pk Devil’s food cake mix (18.25 2 ts Orange zest; grated
1 pk Ricotta cheese (15 or 16 oz) 1/3 c Semisweet chocolate chips,
1/3 c Powdered sugar — miniature
1/3 c Heavy cream 2/3 c Roasted almonds; diced
2 ts Vanilla extract 2 tb Orange-flavored liqueur

Recipe by: 365 Great Chocolate Desserts – ISBN 0-06-016537-5
Preparation Time: 1:05 1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease and flour two
9-inch round cake pans. Prepare cake mix according to package
directions. Turn batter into prepared pans. Bake according to package
directions (30 to 35 mins). Let cake cool in pans 15 mins, then
unmold and let cool completely on wire racks.

2. In a medium bowl, combine ricotta cheese, powdered sugar, cream,
vanilla, and orange zest. Beat with an electric mixer on medium until
light and fluffy, about 2 mins. Stir in chocolate chips and 1/3 cup

3. Sprinkle 1 Tbs orange liqueur over top of each cake layer. Stack
cake layers together with cheese filling in between and on top and
sides. Sprinkle remaining 1/3 cup almonds around top edge of cake in
a 1-inch-wide ring. Refrigerate until serving time.

12 servings

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