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

  1. Blend well drained ricotta with the cream cheese using a hand mixer on low speed or by hand.
  2. Add heavy cream, sugar and almond extract. Mix well.
  3. Spoon 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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