Nilla Cannoli Refrigerator Cake

Nilla Cannoli Refrigerator Cake

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Lori Brown

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@labrown64

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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

How to Make Nilla Cannoli Refrigerator Cake

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.

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About Nilla Cannoli Refrigerator Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes



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