Italian tradition suggests only enjoying this exotic cake on prime religious holidays. But once you try it, it’s easy to join in the “Let’s eat now!” club, where there’s no waiting needed for this rich sponge cake with ricotta and other elegant touches like chocolate, pistachios and candied orange peel.
For the Spongecake:
For the Fillings
For the Icing
For the Syrup
For the Cake
Preheat oven to 350°.
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