• prep: 35 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 35 min
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  • Summary

    This dramatic four-layer cake is inspired by the flavors of Sicilian-style cannoli, which is stuffed with ricotta, chopped chocolate, and candied orange zest.

    Ingredients

    • 10 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pans
    • 1 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour, plus more for pans
    • 1/2 cup plus 3 tablespoons shelled unsalted pistachios (3 1/2 ounces)
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1 cup granulated sugar
    • 1/4 teaspoon orange-flower water (optional)
    • 2 large eggs plus 2 large yolks, room temperature
    • 1 cup sour cream, room temperature
    • 2 3/4 cups fresh ricotta (about 1 1/2 pounds)
    • 3/4 cup heavy cream
    • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar, plus more for serving
    • 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped (3/4 cup), plus 2 1/2 ounces more, melted (1/2 cup)
    • 4 ounces candied orange peel, cut into a 1/4-inch dice

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 589 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 38 g 58.94%
    • Saturated Fat: 23 g 115.51%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 150 mg 49.86%
    • Sodium: 678 mg 28.26%
    • Calcium: 291 mg 29.08%
    • Potassium: 58 mg 1.67%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 5.92%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 49 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 2.8%
    • Sugar: 31 g
    • Protein: 12 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 26.59%
    • Vitamin C 0.15%
    • Vitamin D 2.36%
    • * 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 - Fat7
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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