Citrusy Ricotta Cake

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Niloufar Doroud

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“A very simple cake for when you need something fresh, delicious and easy. It could be made with any citrus you have on hand, or a mix of them...”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
40
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-8+
lemon, orange or grapefruit
110 g ricotta cheese
1 tsp preserved lemon purée
¼ tsp salt
75 g oil
125 g sugar
egg
250 g flour
¾ tsp baking powder
¾ tsp baking soda
1 tsp sugar (for sprinkling)
  • Step 1/4

    • lemon, orange or grapefruit

    Heat the oven to 180 C and prepare any suitable baking pan you like. Discard the white parts of the citrus peels and finely chop them as tiny as you can. You need about 25g of it.

  • Step 2/4

    • 110 g ricotta cheese
    • 1 tsp preserved lemon purée
    • ¼ tsp salt
    • 75 g oil
    • 125 g sugar
    • egg

    Add the ricotta cheese, preserved lemon purée, salt, oil, sugar and egg with the chopped citrus zest into a bowl and whisk.

  • Step 3/4

    • 250 g flour
    • ¾ tsp baking powder
    • ¾ tsp baking soda

    Sift the flour and both baking agents into the batter and whisk or fold carefully until well combined.

  • Step 4/4

    Transfer the dough-quality batter into the baking pan and sprinkle the top with sugar. Bake for 35-40 min. until golden on top and baked through. Let cool on a rack before serving.
    • 1 tsp sugar (for sprinkling)

    Transfer the dough-quality batter into the baking pan and sprinkle the top with sugar. Bake for 35-40 min. until golden on top and baked through. Let cool on a rack before serving.

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