Italian Love Cake

Italian Love Cake

18 reviews, 4.6 star(s). 86% would make again

Ready in 2 hours

This cake is very moist and is not sweet. Great Presentation for company too!


1 package Duncan Hines Devils Food or Marble cake mix
2 pints Part-skim Ricotta Cheese
1 cup Sugar
1 teaspoon Wilton Vanilla Flavoring
4 Eggs
1 box Instant Chocolate Pudding
1 cup milk or Heavy cream
1 container frozen whipped Topping; thawed

Original recipe makes 10



Prepare cake mix as directed on the box. Pour the batter into 9 x 13 x 2 inch greased baking dish. Set this aside.

Combine ricotta cheese,sugar,vanilla and eggs. Blend well. Spread the mixture evenly on top of the cake mixture.

Bake at 350 degrees for 55 minutes to 60 minutes.

Blend Pudding mix and milk until thickened then fold in the whipped cream. Spread over cooled cake.

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So good!!! My ricotta layer did not fall to the bottom...but it did not matter. Took it to a work pot luck and everyone loved it!!
Valerie411 1y ago

This cake was so good!! I usually like sweet cakes, but this is my new favorite. Everyone loved it! Instead of putting the cool whip on it I put in in a separate bowl so whoever had a slice could put as much as they want on it. Will make again! But my ricotta did not go to the bottom, it was a marbled cake.
bricaley 2y ago

How much ricotta is needed, I would love to make and the exact amount is missing from your post.
sweetdeesdesserts 2y ago

I did something wrong because my ricotta did no it go to the bottom. It looked marbled and I could see where in some places it went down a bit so I flipped it and served it upside down so it looked like yours. I wonder where I went wrong? It still tasted very good and I will attempt again.
AuntieVwoca 3y ago

am101827 3y ago

Love love loved it!
andrea3570 3y ago

made this last night. It was very good. It is not that sweet at all. Not very rich as you would think. If it didn't have the pudding mixture on top, I think it wouldnt be as good. I will definitely make this again. Pretty cool watching the chocolate envelope the ricotta cheese mixture while backing. I'm assuming that you would have to refrigerate the cake after cooling? They way I served it was not to ice the cake with the pudding mixture after cooling, I just put a dollop on top of each pieced served.
Love7721 4y ago

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