Cassata Cake Dessert

Cassata Cake Dessert Recipe

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Cassata Cake is one of popular birthday cake, which can be garnished with different ingredients.
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Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 2 hrs
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 330 kcal


For the Cake:

  • 100 g cake flour, sifted
  • 3 large eggs, separated
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 70 g white sugar
  • 150 ml water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the Ricotta Cheese Filling:

  • 30 g ricotta cheese
  • 250 ml milk
  • 150 g granulated sugar
  • 100 g semi-sweet chocolate
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the Rum Syrup:

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 100 ml water
  • 1 tablespoon rum

For the Chocolate Glaze:

  • 200 g semi-sweet chocolate, melted
  • 2 tablespoons whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened


  • Preheat the oven to 325°F. Grease and butter a cake pan.
  • For the cake, combine the flour and baking powder in a medium bowl.
  • In another bowl, stir the egg yolks, white sugar, vanilla and water until thicken. And then, pour the flour mixture into egg yolks mixture and stir well.
  • Stir the egg whites until light and fluffy. And then, pour it into flour mixture.
  • Place into the preheated oven and bake it for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Remove the cake from oven and let it cool to room temperature.
  • For the Ricotta Cheese Filling, combine ricotta cheese, milk, sugar, chocolate and vanilla in a medium bowl. Stir it well.
  • For the Rum Syrup, combine the rum, water and sugar in a saucepan. Use low heat to cook the mixture for 5 minutes. Set aside.
  • For the Chocolate Glaze, combine the chocolate, cream and butter in a bowl. Stir it well.
  • For the Assembling, sprinkle rum syrup on the cake and spread the ricotta cheese filling over the cake. And then, top the cake with the chocolate glaze.
  • Slice to serve. Enjoy it!


Tips on Preparation of Cassata Cake Dessert
The tips of Cassata Cake Dessert Recipes are useful for your preparation. It is additional information for you to enhance the taste and flavour of your Cassata Cake.
  • The electrical mixer can be used in this process as more efficiently.
  • While baking, you should set the correct degrees and timing (burnt if the degree too high)
  • You can insert a toothpick in the center of cake to check whether the cake is success. If the toothpick comes out clean, the cake is ready.
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