Chocolate Cannoli Cake

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

Hints of orange and coffee lend standout flavor to Mary's elegant recipe. A variation of this cake was a finalist in the Best Cake in Michigan contest. You will be shocked that something so good has just 8g of fat per serving!
Posted in Taste of Home...

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
15 servings
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

TOPPING:

1 large
egg white, lightly beaten
1 c
reduced fat ricotta cheese
1/4 c
granulated sugar
1 Tbsp
cold brewed coffee
2 tsp
grated orange peel
1/2 c
mini semisweet chocolate chips

BATTER:

1 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
cold brewed coffee
1/3 c
canola oil
1/3 c
orange juice
1 large
egg
1
egg white
1 Tbsp
cider vinegar
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
1 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
whole wheat flour
1/3 c
baking cocoa
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt

Step-By-Step

1Topping:
In a small bowl, combine the egg white, ricotta cheese, sugar, coffee and orange peel. Stir in chocolate chips; set aside.
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Batter:
In a large bowl, combine the first 8 ingredients; beat until well blended.
Combine the flours, cocoa, baking powder and salt; gradually beat into sugar mixture until blended.
Pour into a 13x9-inch well sprayed baking dish. Top with heaping Tablespoonfuls of ricotta mixture; cut through batter with knife to swirl.
Bake at 350^ for 25-30 minutes or until toothpick tested.
Cool on a wire rack.
Refrigerate any leftovers.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy, Heirloom