Torta di ricotta

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Mark Hix on Baking

By Mark Hix

Published 2012

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This is a nice, simple dessert — delicious served warm or cold and accompanied with a few seasonal fruits or chocolate sauce for that bit of extra indulgence.


  • Butter, for greasing
  • 150 g ground almonds
  • 150 g good-quality dark chocolate, finely grated


Preheat the oven to 180°C/gas mark 5. Butter a 22 x 6cm deep loose-bottomed cake tin.

Mix the almonds with the chocolate in a bowl and add the eggs and sugar. Beat well, then stir in the ricotta, orange zest, cinnamon, Cointreau and baking powder until well mixed. Put to one si