For many people, the first thing that comes to mind when they hear 'ricotta' is a delicious cheese layer in lasagna, compared to others that might think of a ricotta cake. This lemon ricotta layer cake recipe is from food blogger Courtney at Fork to Belly. If you want to work on your cake decorating skills, Courtney also includes lots of tips.
To recreate this ricotta cake at home, you will require delicious ingredients such as whole milk ricotta cheese, buttermilk, lemon zest, vanilla extract, lemon juice, unsalted butter, granulated sugar, eggs, all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. The frosting is made out of unsalted butter, powdered sugar and mascarpone.
This makes a perfect dessert to serve any time of the year.