Marvelous Cannoli Cake

A luscious, chocolate studded cannoli filling separates the tender vanilla layers of this rich cake.

Marvelous Cannoli Cake
Marvelous Cannoli Cake

PREP TIME

30

minutes

TOTAL TIME

55

minutes

SERVINGS

12

servings

PREP TIME

30

minutes

TOTAL TIME

55

minutes

SERVINGS

12

servings

Ingredients

  • 1

    pkg. French Vanilla Cake Mix

  • Filling:

  • 1

    carton (16 oz) ricotta cheese

  • 1/2

    cup confectioners' sugar

  • 2

    tsp. ground cinnamon

  • 1

    tsp. almond extract

  • 1

    tsp. rum extract

  • 1

    tsp. vanilla extract

  • 2

    oz. semisweet chocolate, finely chopped

  • Frosting:

  • 2

    cartons (8 oz each) Mascarpone cheese

  • 3/4

    cup confectioners' sugar

  • 1/4

    cup whole milk

  • 2

    tsp. almond extract

  • 1

    tsp. vanilla extract

  • 1

    cup sliced almonds

  • 2

    Tbsp. miniature semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

Prepare and bake cake mix according to package directions, using two greased and floured 9-inch round baking pans. Cool for 10 mins. before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely. In a large bowl, combine the ricotta cheese, confectioners' sugar, cinnamon and extracts; stir in chocolate. In another bowl, beat the Mascarpone cheese, confectioners' sugar, milk and extracts until smooth; cover and refrigerate filling and frosting until frosting reaches spreading consistency. Place one cake layer on a serving plate; spread with 1 cup filling. Top with second cake layer. Spread remaining filling over top of cake to within 1 in. of edges. Frost sides and top edge of cake with 2 cups frosting. Press almonds into sides of cake; pipe remaining frosting around edges. Sprinkle chocolate chips over top. Refrigerate until serving.

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