Sicilian ricotta cake

Sicilian ricotta cake

With chunks of chocolate studded through creamy baked ricotta, this quick and easy all-in-one cake is a breeze to make, but will steal the show at dinner



    1. Step 1

      Heat the oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Oil the base and sides of an 8-inch cake tin, then line with greaseproof paper.
    2. Step 2

      In a large bowl, combine the ricotta and caster sugar. Beat until the sugar is well incorporated.
    3. Step 3

      Crack the eggs into a separate bowl and whisk well. Add the beaten eggs to the ricotta mixture and beat until fully combined and smooth.
    4. Step 4

      Tip in the chopped chocolate, mix well and transfer to the cake tin.
    5. Step 5

      Cook for around 40 minutes until golden brown and set. Leave to cool in the tin before removing and transferring to a serving platter.