Italian Celebration Cake

Foodista
5Ingredients
1440Calories
45Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound cake (x Frozen family sized, 16 oz thawed)
  • 3 tablespoons orange
  • 15 ounces ricotta
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 3 tablespoons candied fruit

Directions

  1. Slice top and end pieces off pound cake to form rectangle. Slice crosswise to form three even layers. Sprinkle top of each layer with liqueur or juice. Put fine sieve over mdm bowl. Using rubber scraper, press Ricotta thru sieve. Fold in canndied fruit and chocolate chips. Place bottom layer of cake on heavy duty foil.
  2. Spread evenly with half of cheese mixture. Top with 2 nd layer of cake, top with remaining cheese. Top with third layer, wrap tightly with foil, chill for two or three hours until well chilled.
  3. Cover top and sides with mocha frosting. Cover and refrigerate.
  4. Cocoa-mocha Frosting:1/2 c butter, softened 3 Tbsp warm water 3 tsp powdered instant coffee 1/3 c European style cocoa 1 1/2 c powdered sugar
  5. In sm mixer bowl, beat butter until creamy. In sm c, mix coffee powder and warm water. Mix cocoa and powdered sugar, add alternately to butter with the coffee mixture. Beat until smooth and creamy.
  6. Frost top and sides of cake.
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NutritionView more

1440Calories
Sodium40%DV970mg
Fat114%DV74g
Protein73%DV37g
Carbs55%DV165g
Fiber24%DV6g

PER SERVING *

Calories1440Calories from Fat670
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat74g114%
Saturated Fat34g170%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol230mg77%
Sodium970mg40%
Potassium620mg18%
Protein37g73%
Calories from Fat670
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate165g55%
Dietary Fiber6g24%
Sugars32g64%
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.

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