“I discovered this recipe many years ago from a good friend. Think...ricotta cheese, orange liqueur, chandied orange peel, chocolate and whipping cream. Yum!!! This dessert needs chilling time, so plan in advance”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups ricotta cheese
  • 13 cup sugar
  • 14 cup orange liqueur (brandy, Amaretto, Rum)
  • 13 cup almonds, toasted and chopped
  • 12 cup candied orange peel, finely chopped
  • 2 ounces semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped (no large chunks)
  • 1 12 cups whipping cream
  • 4 tablespoons icing sugar

Directions

  1. With a mixer, beat 2 cups ricotta cheese until smooth. Gradually beat in sugar and liqueur.
  2. Add toasted almonds, orange peel, semi-sweet chocolate and mix well.
  3. With clean beaters, whip whipping cream with icing sugar until stiff peaks form. Fold most of the whipping cream into the ricotta mixture, reserving enough to garnish the dessert. Serve in 8 decorative dishes or in one large glass bowl.
  4. Garnish with the reserved whipped cream. Sprinkle with chocolate curls or sprinkles of desired or top with candied fruit.
  5. Chill for at least 6 hours.

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