Recipe: Chocolate and Ricotta Plumcake with Mint

Dessert recipes with herbs
September 11, 2011

MintI never get tired of new recipes with chocolate and mint, this time I tried a a soft plumcake enriched with ricotta cheese and garnished with walnuts, great for breakfast or as dessert.


Chocolate and Ricotta Plumcake with Mint

Chocolate and Ricotta Plumcake with Mint


Ingredients
200g ricotta
250g all-purpose flour
2 eggs
100g milk chocolate
7g baking powder
100g sugar
30g walnuts
100ml milk
1 sprig of mint

Directions
Separate the whites from the yolks and whip them.
Mix the ricotta with the egg yolks and sugar, then add the egg whites, flour, chopped chocolate and minced mint. Dissolve the baking powder in lukewarm milk and add to the other ingredients.
Pour in a buttered plumcake pan and sprinkle with chopped walnuts.
Bake in preheated 180° C (356 F) oven 35 minutes.



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Comments

Author: shaheen (URL)
15/09/2011

Hello my entry is winging its way to you.


Author: shaheen (URL)
15/09/2011

I also wanted to say that Plum cake looks interesting, esp with ricotta - a cheese I don t eat or cook with much.


Author: Ancutza (URL)
16/09/2011

slurp, adoro la menta e questa ricetta e davvero golosa.


Author: fragoliva (URL)
18/09/2011

abbiamo inviato la mail per la nostra partecipazione al WHB 301... speriamo sia arrivata :-*
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Author: astrofiammante (URL)
19/09/2011

mi piace un sacco questo plumcake con la ricotta......la metterei ovunque ^ ___ ^


Author: Graziana
20/09/2011

Il plumcake di ricotta è una ricetta classica che preparo da molti anni... questa volta non ho resistito a aggiungere anche cioccolato e menta per renderlo più goloso.


Author: Simona (URL)
20/09/2011

Molto interessante l aggiunta della menta. E il contrasto tra soffice pasta e croccanti noci e un piacere.


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