Christmas Cake

Le ricette di Micol
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Christmas Cake
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Description

Bring the magic of the Christmas season home to your kitchen with this recipe for Christmas Cake. Made with a blend of flours and ground walnuts, this cake is also made with ricotta cheese for moist, dense texture. Baked in a bundt pan, this Christmas Cake is covered with a rich rum and dark chocolate icing that is sure to please. Bake time for this cake is 45 minutes. Allow the cake to cool completely before icing.

Ingredients

150 grams ricotta cheese (cow milk)
150 grams raw sugar
100 grams whole wheat flour
50 grams flour
40 grams ground walnuts (finely)
2 eggs
50 milliliters soy milk (or cow milk)
25 grams softened butter
1 teaspoon baking powder
rum (as needed)
200 grams chocolate (gianduia, or dark, for the icing)
soy milk (or cow milk, for the icing)

Directions

1Preheat the oven to 180C.
2Put the ricotta cheese through a sieve and mix it with the raw sugar. It is possible to use an immersion blender, blending until the mixture is smooth and creamy.
3Add the softened butter and the eggs, one at a time.
4Add the rum and the soy milk.
5Combine the two types of flour with the baking powder and add them to the batter, next add the walnuts.
6Stir just enough to combine.
7Butter and flour a bundt pan and pour the batter inside.
8Bake the cake for approximately 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
9Remove the cake from the oven and allow it to cool completely.
10In the meantime, melt the chocolate with some milk and a drop of rum (optional), it should not be too liquid.
11Pour it directly over the cooled cake.
12Let the icing cool and serve.
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NutritionView more

690Calories
Sodium11%DV260mg
Fat35%DV23g
Protein29%DV15g
Carbs36%DV109g
Fiber20%DV5g

PER SERVING *

Calories690Calories from Fat210
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat23g35%
Saturated Fat10g50%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol140mg47%
Sodium260mg11%
Potassium310mg9%
Protein15g29%
Calories from Fat210
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate109g36%
Dietary Fiber5g20%
Sugars70g140%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.