This Italian Cake that is called Ricotta Lemon and Almond Cake is a favourite dessert. Making it is relatively simple and everybody loves its moist texture. Flaked Almonds gives this cake a fine, stylish and yet great taste and… See how its done at laclassedecuisine.com !
First, here is the list of the different Ingredients you will need to prepare the Ricotta Lemon and Almond Cake that serves 4 to 6 People
- 250 g (1 cup) Ricotta Cheese
- 100 g (3 oz) ground almonds
- 80 g (2.5 oz) sugar
- 4 free range eggs
- 1 lemon
- 20 g (3 Tbsp) flaked almonds
Now, here are the few steps you will need to follow to make this delicious Ricotta, Lemon and Almond Cake with a preparation time of 20 minutes and a cooking time of 45 minutes
Preheat your oven to (160 °C) or 320°F. Butter and sprinkle with sugar a round cake tin. Zest the lemon.
Beat the Ricotta cheese, then add the sugar and the lemon zest. Add the egg yolks, one by one, and finally, the almond powder. Mix well.
Beat the egg whites until stiff and gently add to the mixture. Pour it into your cake tin, sprinkle with almond flakes and bake for about 45 minutes. The cake should be golden brown but must remain soft.
Let cool your Cake before removing from the tin and sprinkle with icing sugar before serving if you like.
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