Ricotta Cake

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This is an old, old recipe that was my hubby's mother's. It's so good! This is a fairly dense cake, as it should be. It's one of my family's favorites.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 lbs ricotta cheese
  • 34 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 (18 1/2 ounce) package yellow cake mix with pudding (I use Duncan Hines classic yellow, but a lemon cake would work as well)
  • 1 13 cups water
  • 13 cup oil
  • 3 eggs
  • powdered sugar


  1. Mix together ricotta cheese, sugar and eggs; set aside.
  2. Prepare cake mix according to package instructions, and pour into a greased and floured pan 13x9-inch baking pan.
  3. Carefully spoon ricotta mixture over the batter. Bake at 350°F for 60 to 65 minutes, or until done.
  4. Cool on rack, sprinkle with powdered sugar, cut into squares and serve.

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