Ricotta cake

Ricotta cake on a plate

Have a family snack and want to impress? This ricotta cake is wonderful, smooth and creamy, ideal to serve with coffee or hot tea in a Winter day…

Category: Cakes, Recipes
Servings:: 12 slices
Prep Time:20 m
Cook Time:30 m
Total Time:50 m
Ingredients: eggs, flour, honey, lemon, ricotta, sugar
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Units: Metric (Units: US)


  • 5 eggs
  • 150 grams (2/3 cup) granulated sugar
  • 125 grams (1 cup) all-purpose flour
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 250 grams (8 3/4 ounces) ricotta


  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Grease a bundt cake pan (24 x 8 centimeters (9 1/2-inch diameter with 3 1/4-inch-high sides)) with margarine and dust with some flour.
  2. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the eggs, sugar and the lemon zest until a homogeneous mixture. Add the ricotta and the honey and mix for 3 to 4 minutes to incorporate. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until obtain a creamy mixture.
  3. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 30 minutes (the time depends on the oven).
  4. When the cake is cooked, remove from oven and unmold onto a plate. Let cool to room temperature and serve.
Ricotta cake
Nutrition facts
Serves 12 slices
Per Serving:
Calories 160
Total Fat 5 g(8%)
Saturated Fat 2.5 g(13%)
Cholesterol 100 mg(33%)
Sodium 90 mg(4%)
Total Carbohydrate 24 g(8%)
Protein 6 g

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