NONNA’S SOFT RICOTTA & PEARS CAKE

Post Views: 44,821 PRINT RECIPE OR SAVE PDF RECIPE FILEMouth-watering cake composed of a soft first layer wrapped in a soft ricotta cream enriched with pears. Quick and easy to prepare, it will be perfect at any time of day. It will fill your home with an irresistible scent! For best storage I recommend storing it once cold in a glass pie dish or plastic bag otherwise the base under containing butter will dry.     YIELD: Serves 8 INGREDIENTS: 8. oz plain flour 0.81 oz almond meal 4.5 oz cold butter 2.8 oz sugar 20 ml milk 1 yolk pinch salt icing sugar as needed For The Filling: 15 oz strained ricotta 2.46 oz sugar 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder 2 medium pears   DIRECTIONS: 1. Place the flour, almond meal, sugar and salt in a medium bowl. Mix to combine. Add the butter cut into cubes. 2.Mix the butter into the flour mixture so that it resembles bread crumbs. 3. Add the yolk and the milk. Only mix with finger tips, otherwise too much kneading could alter the taste of the pastry. Mix to form a soft smooth ball. Refrigerate for 1 hour. 4. Prepare The … Continue reading NONNA’S SOFT RICOTTA & PEARS CAKE