• prep: 20 min
  • cook: 40 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    This cake is the perfect dessert to welcome spring! It's an Italian inspired, made from scratch cake that has such an irresistible flavor. The ricotta in the cake lends moisture and a delicious richness and the lemon zest adds a welcome zing. Trust me, this is a cake people wont forget about! 

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/3 cups (188g) all-purpose flour (scoop and level to measure)
    • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
    • 1/4 tsp salt
    • 1 cup (200g) granulated sugar
    • 1/2 cup (113g) unsalted butter, softened
    • 2 1/2 Tbsp lemon zest
    • 3 large eggs
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • 1 1/2 cups (356g) whole milk ricotta cheese
    • 1 lb. fresh strawberries, diced or sliced
    • 3 1/2 Tbsp (42g) granulated sugar, divided
    • 1 cup (235ml) heavy cream

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 413 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 28 g 42.79%
    • Saturated Fat: 9 g 45.85%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 38 mg 12.8%
    • Sodium: 473 mg 19.72%
    • Calcium: 105 mg 10.47%
    • Potassium: 252 mg 7.21%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 2.1%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 34 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 8.53%
    • Sugar: 18 g
    • Protein: 10 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 9.99%
    • Vitamin C 4.22%
    • Vitamin D 3.93%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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