Easy-to-fix Cassata Cake Recipe

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Easy-to-fix Cassata Cake

Mary Ann August


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

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


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

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #Cassata