This cake is delicious! Try it and do it next Christmas too. Guaranteed success!!

The “Fruit Cake with Ricotta” is a culinary experience that brings together the natural sweetness of fruits with the softness and unique texture of ricotta. This recipe, which highlights the versatility of these ingredients, transforms a simple cake into a sophisticated and deliciously balanced dessert.

The versatility of this recipe allows for customization according to personal preference. Spices such as cinnamon or vanilla can be added to enhance the aromas, providing an additional layer of complexity to the cake. Additionally, the choice of fruit can vary depending on the season, allowing for seasonal adaptation that keeps the recipe fresh and interesting.


  • 4 excited
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 and ½ cup (tea) sugar
  • 1 cup (tea) butter
  • 200 grams of mashed ricotta
  • ½ cup chopped shelled almonds
  • 1 cup of candied fruit
  • 1/3 cup (tea) orange juice
  • 2 and ¼ cups (tea) of sifted wheat flour
  • 1 tablespoon of chemical baking powder
  • Icing sugar (optional)

Preparation Mode

  1. Prepare a 35 cm x 25 cm pan by greasing and flouring it.
  2. Preheat the oven to medium temperature.
  3. Mix the fruits and almonds with 2 tablespoons of wheat flour. Reserve.
  4. Using a mixer, beat the egg yolks with the sugar until they are fluffy and white.
  5. Add the butter, ricotta and beat for another 5 minutes.
  6. Add the remaining flour and juice, mixing until smooth.
  7. Add the beaten egg whites, yeast and mix gently.
  8. Pour the dough into the pan.
  9. Distribute the fruits on top.
  10. Bake for approximately 40 minutes.
  11. Remove and when warm, unmold.
  12. Sprinkle with icing sugar.

Mom Tips

The fruit adds a fresh, sweet flavor to the cake, while the ricotta provides protein and calcium.

If you prefer, cover the cake with royal icing and decorate as desired.

Approximate yield of 12 servings

Time: 50min

See also fruit and nut cake.


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