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5 from 8 votes

Chocolate Ricotta Cake

Moist and rich, this Chocolate Ricotta Cake is an easy and flavorful snack cake that combines chocolate, almond and vanilla and is completely addicting.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 slices
Calories: 388kcal


  • 1 15 oz container ricotta cheese
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 box chocolate cake any flavor, we used devils food
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream


  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 3-4 tbs milk
  • Chocolate spinkles


  • Preheat oven to 325.
  • Spray a 10" springform pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In large bowl beat together with hand mixer your ricotta, eggs, extracts and oil until combined.
  • Add in your cake mix and beat until just incorporated.
  • Slowly add in heavy cream mixing until blended in.
  • Pour into prepared pan and bake for about 45-60 minutes or until center is set.
  • Remove from oven and cool in pan for about 5 minutes then remove springform ring and cool completely.
  • Once cooled make your glaze by mixing your powdered sugar, almond extract and milk together in bowl until smooth.
  • Pour over cooled cake and sprinkles sprinkles.
  • Cut and serve.


Serving: 0g | Calories: 388kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 326mg | Potassium: 155mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin A: 305IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 76mg | Iron: 1.9mg