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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 1 (9x5-inch) pound cake
  • 2 c Ricotta cheese
  • 4 (1-oz) squares semi-sweet
  • -chocolate
  • 1 oz Orange liqueur
  • 1 1/2 c Raspberry jam
  • 2 c Chocolate frosting or
  • -whipped cream
  • Toasted whole almonds;
  • -optional


Bake or buy a pound cake. Chill for one hour. Trim edges and uneven places
so that cake is level on all sides and top. Slice cake horizontally into
1/2-inch slices and place on serving platter. Force cheese through a sieve
into a bowl and beat smooth. Chop chocolate into fine bits in a blender.
Mix chocolate bits with liqueur and jam. Spread the base layer of cake with
a portion of the cheese; then spread cheese with a portion of jam mixture.
Repeat these layers until all mixtures are used up ending top layer with
plain cake. Press the filled cake down gently. Use a spatula to even all
sides. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 24 hours. Before
serving, frost cake with a favorite chocolate frosting or whipped cream.
Garnish with almonds if desired.


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