Ricotta Cake

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    Our Neapolitan cake is soft as a down pillow, creamy like custard, and lightly flavored with vanilla and cinnamon. Serve wedges at room temperature with an easy sauce of fresh strawberries.

    Ingredients

    • 1 quart whole milk
    • 3/4 cup arborio rice
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
    • 1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise
    • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
    • Unsalted butter, for pan
    • All-purpose flour, for pan
    • 3 pounds fresh ricotta cheese, drained 3 hours or preferably overnight
    • 3 large whole eggs plus 3 large egg yolks, lightly beaten
    • Confectioners' sugar, for dusting
    • Strawberry Sauce for Pastiera

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 557 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 26 g 40.38%
    • Saturated Fat: 17 g 83.01%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 102 mg 33.92%
    • Sodium: 323 mg 13.47%
    • Calcium: 506 mg 50.57%
    • Potassium: 181 mg 5.16%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 4.11%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 57 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.69%
    • Sugar: 37 g
    • Protein: 25 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 17.16%
    • Vitamin C 0.02%
    • Vitamin D 4.25%
    • * 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 - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk1
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat3
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy2 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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