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


1 pkg
french vanilla cake mix


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


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


  • 1Prepare 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.
  • 2In 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.
  • 3Place 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.
  • 4Press 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