On Line Cookbook

Chocolate Cannoli Cake

Recipe Information
Loaf Cake

Serves/Makes:12 servings

  • 1 basic non-fat cake batter
  • 16 oz (448 grm). non-fat ricotta cheese
  • 1 pk. non-dairy whipping cream
  • 1/3 cup (80 ml) confectioners sugar
  • 3 tbsp (45 ml) orange flavored liquer OR
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) orange juice
  • 3/4 cup (175 ml) coarsely chopped dried fruit
  • 3 tbsp (45 ml) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) chocolate sauce
  • Bake cake in 2 greased 9x5 inch loaf pans 30-35 minutes at 350 degrees (175 C.).
  • Cool and turn out as directed. You will only use one loaf, freeze the second one.
  • Process ricotta cheese in a blender until smooth, scraping sides often.
  • Scrape cheese into a medium-sized bowl
  • Add whipped topping mix, confectioner sugar, and liqueur and beat with electric mixer until smooth.
  • Stir in fruit and chocolate chips.
  • Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours (up to 48 hours)to let the flavor develop.
  • Cut loaf cake horizontally.
  • Place bottom half on serving plate.
  • Spread cut surface with half cheese mixture.
  • Place the top half of cake on filling; press down lightly.
  • Spread top with remaining cheese mixture.
  • Drizzle cake with chocolate sauce.
  • Refrigerate until ready to serve.
I made this once and it is one of the best cakes I've tried.