Italian Cakes & Dessert Recipes


The Apple and Ricotta Cake is a soft dessert made with apples and ricotta cheese, a variation of the classic apple cake.

A very soft cake thanks to the presence of ricotta cheese that makes the apple pie even more delicious and fragrant at the right point, made with healthy and wholesome ingredients, ideal for breakfast or a tasty snack.

A quick dessert with Ricotta cheese that will appeal to young and old alike.

Let’s see now how to prepare the Apple and Ricotta Cake in a short time!




Prep. Time:  25 minutes

Cooking Time: 40 minutes



  • 1½ cups + 1 tbsp of flour
  • 9 oz of Ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup of granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 4 tbsp of butter
  • 3 apples
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1 tbsp of baking powder
  • icing sugar to taste



To prepare the apple and ricotta cake first prepare 2 apples, wash and peel them, cut them into small pieces and set aside.

In a large bowl break the eggs, add the sugar and with electric whisk start to whisk for a few minutes.

Then add the warmed melted butter, milk, and ricotta cheese and stir gently.

At this point add the sifted flour together with the baking powder and mix until you get a homogeneous mixture.

Now add the apples and mix well with a wooden spoon.

Grease a 10 inches  springform pan and pour in the mixture.

Cut the other apple into thin slices and decorate the surface of the cake (always leave some empty space to allow the cake to rise in order to ensure a good cooking inside). (OPTIONAL STEP)

Bake the cake in a static oven preheated to 350 F for 40 minutes (always do the test with the toothpick for cooking).

Let cool, then turn the cake upside down and sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Cut into slices and serve your apple and ricotta cake.


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    Rosa Falcone
    February 26, 2022 at 6:09 am

    thanks go to try

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