Nilla Cannoli Refrigerator Cake Recipe

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Nilla Cannoli Refrigerator Cake

Lori Brown

By
@labrown64

This recipe is from "Taste of Home", I love canoli's and thought this sounded light and refreshing.


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Rating:

Serves:

24

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

4 Hr

Ingredients

1 large
seedless orange
1 pkg
8 oz. cream cheese, softened
1
container (15 oz.) ricotta cheese
1/2 c
sugar
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
2 oz
(1 oz. each) semi-sweet baking chocolate squares, coarsley chopped
1
carton (8 oz.) whipped topping, thawed and divided
65
nilla wafers, divided

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Grate the orange; set peel aside. Separate the orange into sections. cut three of the sections into quarters; set aside for later use. Cover and refrigerate remaining orange sections for snacking or other use.
2
Beat cheeses, sugar and vanilla in a large mixing bowl on medium speed until well blended. Add the orange peel and chocolate; mix well. Gently stir in 2 cups whipped topping.
3
Spread 2 cups of the cheese mixture onto bottom of 13 x 9 baking pan. Top with 30 wafers; cover with 1 1/2 cups of the remaining cheese mixture. Top with the remaining whipped topping; cover. Refrigerate 4 hours.
4
Top with the quartered orange sections and remaining five quartered wafers. cut into squares. Store leftovers in the refrigerator.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes