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Blood Orange Ricotta Cake

Blood Orange Ricotta Cake

The Ricotta Cake is a moist, flavorful cake with a hint of blood orange.
4.67 from 3 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Additional Time 0 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Cakes and Pies
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6 servings


  • 450 g ricotta cheese 16 oz
  • 3 eggs
  • 100 g granulated sugar 7 tbsp
  • 2 tbsp fresh blood orange juice
  • 1 grated blood orange peel
  • 1 scraped vanilla bean


  • Whip whole eggs with the sugar for about ten minutes until they become a frothy cream.
  • Add orange juice, orange peels, and the scraped vanilla bean and mix very well.
  • Add the drained ricotta blend everything well.
  • Prepare a 9-inch cake pan with a parchment paper circle covering the bottom and then grease the sides.
  • Preheat oven to 356°F (180°C).
  • Pour the mixture of ricotta cream into the pan and bake for at least 45 minutes at 356°F (180°C). 
  • When cooked, take the mold out of the oven and let the cake cool.
  • Turn it over, arrange it on a serving plate and let it cool down.
  • Sprinkle with icing sugar and decorate it how you prefer.


Keyword blood orange cake, gluten free cake
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