Soft Almond and Ricotta Cake

soft almond and ricotta cake
This Cake made with Almond and Ricotta

and a few drops of dark chocolate is a fast and easy dessert to make, especially loved by children for a snack or for breakfast with a nice glass of milk to start the day.

Soft Almond and Ricotta Cake
Soft Almond and Ricotta Cake

The prerogative of each dessert is to be loved at first bite and this cake, rest assured, will give you just that; I managed to find a perfect balance between the intense flavor of the almonds and the delicacy of the ricotta… with no flour, Gluten-Free!!!

Soft Almond and Ricotta Cake
Soft Almond and Ricotta Cake

 This dessert is made with cow’s milk ricotta and almonds, very finely chopped to obtain a flour texture. I chopped the almonds with the skin in order to give it a bit of a crunch but overall cake is very soft and moist because of the ricotta.

Soft Almond and Ricotta Cake
Soft Almond and Ricotta Cake

Soft Almond and Ricotta Cake

soft almond and ricotta cake
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes


  • 3 eggs
  • 75 ml whipping cream 1/3 cup
  • 200g almond 7.1 oz
  • 250g ricotta 8.8 oz
  • 150g sugar 5.3 oz
  • ½ tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp chocolate chips
  • powder sugar


  1. Preheat the oven at 180°C (356°F).
  2. Blend the almonds until they become flour.
  3. Beat the eggs with the sugar until they become light and fluffy.
  4. Mix the whipping cream with the ricotta and then add it to the frothy egg mixture.
  5. Gradually add the almond flour with the baking powder.
  6. Mix everything well and at the end add the chocolate chips, mixing all very well.
  7. Pour the mixture into a greased pan (9 inches) and bake for 35-40 minutes at 180°C (356°F).
  8. Don't forget to do the toothpick test.
  9. Leave to cool and sprinkle the surface with powdered sugar.



Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 335Total Fat 21gSaturated Fat 6gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 15gCholesterol 91mgSodium 277mgCarbohydrates 28gFiber 3gSugar 22gProtein 12g
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