Ricotta Cream Cake

Ricotta Cream Cake

At first glance, this cake seems innocent enough.  Nothing about it screams for attention.  But its plain appearance is somewhat deceptive.  The sleek minimalism doesn’t quite convey the quiet deliciousness that unfolds with each bite.

It all starts with a plain yogurt cake.  But this canvas of simplicity gets punched up with a light touch of Kahlua simple syrup to make it a little more interesting.  Then comes the filling and topping.  If you don’t care for buttercream or are interested in a momentary diversion from chocolate, this cream is one to try.  It’s a lovely combination of sweetened ricotta cheese, cream cheese and whipped cream punctuated with a little spot of rum and vanilla.  It’s creamy and flavorful without being overly heavy or too sweet.

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