Sicilian Cream Cake

Ingredients

1 cup whole natural almonds
cup sugar
2 ounces sweet chocolate, grated
2/3 cup mixed candied fruits
1 teaspoon almond extract
1 teaspoon grated lemon or orange rind
Sponge cake or angel cake (loaf about 9x4"
Shaved semi-sweet or sweet chocolate, optional

Preparation

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1. Chop almonds medium fine.
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2. Mix together almonds, cheese, sugar, chocolate, fruits, almond extract and lemon rind. Beat well.
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3. Split cake crosswise into 3 layers. Use toothpicks as markers to help cut evenly.
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4. Spread ricotta mixture and jam on two (lower) layers. Stack all 3 layers.
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5. Wrap in plastic film and chill for several hours to blend flavors.
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6. Whip cream and spread to cover sides and top of cake. Garnish as desired with additional chopped almonds, candied fruits and shaved chocolate. Makes 6-9 servings.

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Yield:

1.0 servings

Added:

November 30, 2009

Creator:

Anonymous

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