Chocolate Ricotta Cake

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Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 1 hour

Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 8

Dietary guidance: v n 

Tags: dessert ·


400g ricotta
½ cup sugar
3 eggs
150g butter
3/4 cup rice flour
300g dark chocolate
½ cup powdered bitter chocolate

To Serve:
More powdered chocolate
King Island cream (optional)


1. Preheat oven to 170 C
2. Mix ricotta, rice flour and powdered chocolate in a large bowl
3. In another bowl, beat the 3 eggs and sugar with electric beater until light
4. Add egg mixture to ricotta mixture
5. Melt chocolate and butter together taking care not to burn, then allow to cool
6. When chocolate/butter mixture has cooled sufficiently, add to other ingredients and stir thoroughly
7. Scrape mixture into prepared cake pan and cook for 1 hour.
8. After one hour, test to see if it is cooked by inserting a skewer into the centre. If it comes out clean, then cake is ready.
9. Allow to cool a little before turning out of pan. Then cool to room temp before serving with a dusting of chocolate powder and a dollop of rich cream.


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