Cassata di Pasticceria

Pastry Shop-Style Cassata

Preparation info

  • Makes

    12

    servings
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Great Italian Desserts

By Nick Malgieri

Published 1990

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Ingredients

Method

All the components of the cassata may be prepared 1 or 2 days in advance of assembling it, although the cassata needs to chill at least 12 hours before it is unmolded.

For the rum syrup, bring the sugar and water to a boil in a small saucepan, stirring occasionally. Cool and add the rum.

For the ricotta cream filling, press the ricotta through a fine sieve or strai