Marvelous Cannoli Cake

Debby DeRousse


Saw this recipe in Taste of Home magazine. Just had to try it.So good!!


★★★★★ 6 votes

30 Min
25 Min


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  • 1 pkg
    french vanilla cake mix

  • 1
    carton(16oz.)ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 c
    confectioner's sugar
  • 2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 - 1 tsp
    almond extract (or acocording to your taste)
  • 1 tsp
    rum extract
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 oz
    semisweet chocolate,finely chopped

  • 2
    cartons (8 oz. each)mascarpone cheese
  • 3/4 c
    confectioners sugar
  • 1/4 c
    whole milk
  • 2 tsp
    almond extract
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    sliced almonds
  • 2 Tbsp
    minature semisweet chocolate chips

How to Make Marvelous Cannoli Cake


  1. Prepare and bake cake mix according to package directions, using two greased and floured 9 inch round baking pans. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the ricotta cheese, confectioners sugar, cinnamon and extracts;stir in finely chopped chocolate. In another bowl, beat the mascarpone cheese, confectioners sugar, milk and extracts until smooth;cover and refrigerate filling and frosting until frosting reaches spreading consistency.
  3. Place one cake layer on a serving plate;spread with 1 cup filling. Top with second cake layer. Spread remaining filling over top to within one inch of edges. Frost sides and top edge of cake with 2 cups of frosting.
  4. Press almonds into sides of cake;pipe remaining frosting around edges,sprinkly chocolate chips over top. Refrigerate until serving.

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About Marvelous Cannoli Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes

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