easy-to-fix cassata cake

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By Mary Ann August
from Utica, NY

I found this receipe in the newspaper many years ago. I've been making it for Easter ever since.

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Ingredients For easy-to-fix cassata cake

  • 1 box
    yellow cake mix
  • 4
  • 2
    tsp. vanilla, almond, or anise extract
  • 1 1/2 lb
    ricotta cheese
  • 3/4 c

How To Make easy-to-fix cassata cake

  • 1
    Prepare cake mix according to box directions.
  • 2
    Pour cake mixture into greased 9 1/2 X 13 inch pan
  • 3
    In a bowl, mix eggs, extract, ricotta cheese and sugar. You can add colored sprinkles to the mixture if desired.
  • 4
    Pour cheese mixture on top of the cake mix--do NOT mix into the cake mixture.
  • 5
    Bake 45-55 minutes at 350 degrees. When toothpick comes out clean, remove from the oven. You can pour rum over the cake if desired.
  • 6
    When the cake has cooled, you can cut into small squares and place in cupcake paper and sprinkle with confectionary sugar.

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