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  • Serves: 6 Servings

Italian Pound Cake

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Category: Cakes, Italian

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 lb Butter
  • 2/3 lb Ricotta cheese
  • 1 2/3 c Sugar
  • 8 ts Sugar
  • 5 Eggs
  • 2 ts Vanilla
  • 2 c Cake flour
  • 4 ts Whipping cream
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • Grated semi-sweet chocolate
  • -or sliced strawberries
  • 1 ts Vanilla
  • 8 oz Semi-sweet chocolate bits
  • 1/2 c Strong brewed coffee
  • 10 tb Unsalted butter, chilled



Cake: Cream butter, slowly adding sugar until light. Add eggs one at a
time. Stir in remaining ingredients. Bake in buttered and floured 9 x 5
loaf pan at 325 degrees for 1-1/4 to 1 1/2 hours or until done. Cool in pan
for 5 minutes before turning onto rack. Slice horizontally into three

Filling: Combine first four ingredients in blender until smooth. Fold in
grated chocolate or strawberries. Spread evenly between layers.

Frosting: Melt chocolate with coffee over very low heat. Beat in butter a
small amount at a time. Continue beating until thick and of spreading
consistency. Frost cake and garnish.

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