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Lemon Ricotta Cake with Blackberry Glaze

Lemon Ricotta Cake with Blackberry Glaze 
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: British
Keyword: blackberry glaze, lemon ricotta cake, ricotta cake
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 8 people


  • 75g/1/3 cup butter softened
  • 165g/2/3 cup sugar
  • 150g/1/2 cup ricotta drained
  • 2 eggs large
  • 150g/ 1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 lemon zest and juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla

For the Blackberry Glaze

  • 1/2 cup blackberries fresh or frozen and thawed
  • 100g/1cup icing sugar
  • 60ml/1/4 cup boiling water


  • Preheat the oven to 170C/325F and grease the bundt pan. 
    Beat the softened butter with sugar until creamy on medium speed, add the ricotta and beat until well combined. 
  • Add the eggs and vanilla and beat for a minute longer until well blended. Then add sifted flour with baking powder, baking soda and salt, mix with an electric mixer for another minute, then add lemon juice and zest, mix briefly and pour into the prepared bundt pan. 
  • Bake for 55-60 minutes or until a tooth pick inserted in the middle of the came comes out clean and the cake is golden. 
  • Take the cake out of the oven, let it cool in the pan for 20 minutes then turn it out on a wire rack and let it cool completely. 
    Once cooled brush with the blackberry glaze. 

For the Blackberry Glaze

  • Mash the blackberries with a fork, then put them through a fine sieve. Reserve the juice and discard the pulp. 
  • In a medium bowl combine the blackberry juice with icing sugar and boiling water, stir until the sugar is dissolved and the glaze is smooth.