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Easy Ricotta Vanilla Cake

This scrumptious vanilla cake with ricotta cream is easy to make and super delicious! The slightly sweet vanilla cream blends perfectly with the gorgeous cake layers. And the vanilla dough itself is enriched, with tiny chocolate flakes, giving an excellent taste and look.
5 from 83 votes
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 30 minutes
Cooling 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 3 hours
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine European
Servings 16 Slices
Calories 303 kcal


Vanilla Cake Dough

  • 6 eggs
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 tablespoon Vanilla Sugar
  • 2 pinches baking powder
  • 1 ¼ cups cake flour
  • 5 tablespoon chocolate flakes

Ricotta Vanilla Cream

  • 1 ½ cups ricotta cheese
  • 1 ¼ cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup low-fat curd cheese
  • ¾ cup whipped cream

Decorating (optional)


Vanilla Cake Dough

  • Preheat the oven to 160 °C //320 °F, circulating air.   
  • Separate 6 eggs.
    6 eggs
  • Sieve 2 cups powdered sugar through a close-meshed sieve into a mixing bowl, and add the yolks and ¼ cup butter. Stir everything together until fluffy.   
    2 cups powdered sugar, ¼ cup butter
  • Add t1 tablespoon Vanilla Sugar, 2 pinches baking powder, 5 tablespoon chocolate flakes, and 1 ¼ cups cake flour and mix with the egg yolk mixture.   
    1 tablespoon Vanilla Sugar, 2 pinches baking powder, 5 tablespoon chocolate flakes, 1 ¼ cups cake flour
  • Beat the egg whites in a separate mixing bowl, and then fold the beaten egg whites into the egg yolk mixture.  
  • Divide the dough evenly between two springform pans.
  • Now bake the dough on the second rack from the bottom at 160 °C // 320 °F circulating air for 25-30 minutes.
  • Allow the cake to cool on a cake rack, and cut it in half horizontally afterward.

Ricotta Vanilla Cream

  • In your kitchen machine's mixing bowl, add 1 ½ cups ricotta cheese, 1 ¼ cups powdered sugar (sifted), and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, and mix them well.
    1 ½ cups ricotta cheese, 1 ¼ cups powdered sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Then add the 1 cup low-fat curd cheese by the spoonful.
    1 cup low-fat curd cheese
  • Whip ¾ cup whipped cream until stiff into a separate bowl and then fold it into the ricotta mixture.
    ¾ cup whipped cream

Assemble the Cake

  • Set aside six tablespoons of the ricotta vanilla ream and save it for later.
  • Now spread the cake layers with the delicious vanilla cream, layer by layer.
  • Finally, spread the cake all around with the ricotta vanilla cream you set aside before.
  • Place the cake either in the freezer for 60 minutes or in the fridge overnight.
  • Decorate with White and dark chocolate pearls and sugar unicorns and rainbows before serving.
    White and dark chocolate pearls, sugar unicorns and rainbows
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Nutrition values are estimates only, using online calculators. Please verify using your own data.
Serving: 1Slice | Calories: 303kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 103mg | Sodium: 166mg | Potassium: 74mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 358IU | Calcium: 170mg | Iron: 1mg
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