Sunday, June 23 2024

This delicious dessert combines the creamy richness of ricotta with the goodness of almonds and the freshness of lemons.

If you are planning a special occasion or simply craving a slice of heaven, this cake is the perfect choice.


With a moist, tender crumb and an explosion of citrus flavor, it is a delight that will not fail to impress.

Follow our easy-to-follow recipe and bring a slice of sunshine to the table.

Let’s get into the details and make your baking dreams come true!

 

 

 

 

SERVINGS:8

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1+ 1/2 cup of almond flour
  • 1 cup of all purpose flour
  • 1 cup of ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup of granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup of butter
  • grated peel of 1 lemon+2 tbsp of its juice
  • 2 tbsp of baking powder
  • 1/2 cup of silvered almonds

 

METHOD

Melt the butter in a small saucepan and let it cool.

In a bowl, sift the dry ingredients: flour, almond flour, baking powder and the grated peel of a lemon.

Stir.

In another bowl, beat, using a planetary mixer or electric whips, the eggs with the sugar and pinch of salt.

Work until the mixture is frothy, light and fluffy.

From this time, use electric whisks at low speed.

Soften the ricotta with a fork and gently add it to the mixture.

Pour in the butter flush and then the lemon juice.

Add the dry ingredients a little at a time, mixing them well into the mixture.

Grease and flour a 9.4-inch-diameter baking pan and gently pour in the mixture.

Add the slivered almonds to the surface.

Finally, bake in a static, preheated oven at 350 F for 40 minutes.

Always do the toothpick test to make sure they are cooked.

Remove from the oven and allow to cool.

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