ITALIAN FARINA CAKE ( Migliacce)

Anthony Selvaggio

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@tonytone

THIS CAKE COME FROM A TOWN NEAR NAPLES, ITALY.IT WAS MADE EVERY YEAR ON THE EVE OF ASH WEDNESDAY. BUT ITS DELICIOUS ALL YEAR ROUND.


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Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 lb
ricotta cheese, whole milk
6 large
eggs
1 c
sugar
1 qt
milk, whole milk
1/2 c
farina
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1
lemon, just the juice

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Add milk to pot and as soon as it starts boiling add Farina.stir till it starts to thicken and remove from heat, and stir until cool.mix eggs, sugar, vanilla,lemon juice and beat until fluffy. add ricotta cheese and continue beating until totaly incorporated. grease a 9x13 cake pan with butter. pour mixture in pan and bake at 350f for about 45 minutes or until top browns.toothpick method should be fairly clean but a little wet is ok as cake will gell as it cools. once cool cover with tin foil and leave in refrigerator over night. dust with confection sugar.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Italian
Hashtags: #ASH, #WEDNESDAY, #FARINA