Sicilian Cake

Cassata Siciliana

Preparation info
  • Serves

    12 to 14

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Sicilian Feasts

By Giovanna Bellia La Marca

Published 2023

  • About



  • 2 cups fresh ricotta
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup


For the filling

Beat the ricotta and the sugar with an electric mixer until smooth. Divide in half, and add the fruit to one portion and the chocolate and cinnamon to the other. Set aside.

For the icing

Beat the ricotta and the sugar until smooth and of spreading consistency. Set aside.