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marvelous cannoli cake

(6 ratings)
Recipe by
Debby DeRousse
Houston, TX

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

(6 ratings)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For marvelous cannoli cake

  • 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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