Ricotta Cassate

AuthorAlyssa Saltzman
RatingDifficultyIntermediate

Fried or baked dough stuffed with a ricotta and lemon filling

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Yields4 Servings
Prep Time40 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time55 mins

Ingredients for the Dough
 500 g 00 flour
 50 g sugar
 50 g lard
 1 egg
 water
 marsala wine
Ingredients for the Filling
 500 g ricotta
 150 g sugar
 grated lemon peel
 cinnamon

Directions
1

Make the flour into the shape of a fountain and melt the lard in your hands, combine the ingredients forming a well mixed dough

2

Mix the ricotta with the sugar, lemon peel, and a sprinkle of cinnamon

3

Let rest for 24 hours

4

Preheat oven to 120 C (240 F)

5

Roll our thin sheets in the shape of disks and stuff them with the ricotta seasoning

6

Bend the rim of the disks upward to make a little bowl

7

Bake for 15 minutes and enjoy!

Ingredients

Ingredients for the Dough
 500 g 00 flour
 50 g sugar
 50 g lard
 1 egg
 water
 marsala wine
Ingredients for the Filling
 500 g ricotta
 150 g sugar
 grated lemon peel
 cinnamon

Directions

Directions
1

Make the flour into the shape of a fountain and melt the lard in your hands, combine the ingredients forming a well mixed dough

2

Mix the ricotta with the sugar, lemon peel, and a sprinkle of cinnamon

3

Let rest for 24 hours

4

Preheat oven to 120 C (240 F)

5

Roll our thin sheets in the shape of disks and stuff them with the ricotta seasoning

6

Bend the rim of the disks upward to make a little bowl

7

Bake for 15 minutes and enjoy!

Ricotta Cassate