Nonna's Italian Cream

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Denise Lepard

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@Denise0324

My grandmother, Ida, made this every Christmas. It is light and delicate and just something different than regular whipped cream. Wonderful alone, or on a pie, or a cookie ... be warned, it is addictive! My youngest daughter, Diana, 12, loves this cream with everything.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Prep:
15 Min

Ingredients

15 oz
whole milk ricotta - well drained
3 oz
cream cheese - room temperature
3 Tbsp
heavy cream
7 Tbsp
sugar
1/4 tsp
almond extract
maraschino cherries/pistachios

How to Make Nonna's Italian Cream

Step-by-Step

  • 1Blend well drained ricotta with the cream cheese using a hand mixer on low speed or by hand.
  • 2Add heavy cream, sugar and almond extract. Mix well.
  • 3Spoon into a decorative bowl and top with maraschino cherries (pistachios crushed or any other favorite topping). Chill at least one hour before serving. Enjoy!

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About Nonna's Italian Cream

Course/Dish: Other Desserts