Strawberry Cassata Recipe

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Strawberry Cassata
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  1. In bowl, combine sliced strawberries and sugar,set aside for juice to form.
  2. In large bowl, beat together ricotta cheese, 1/4 cup of whipping cream, half the icing sugar and half the vanilla until fluffy.
  3. Stir in chocolate chips and almonds.
  4. Cut pound cake lengthwise into 6 slices,trimming edges to make even if desired.
  5. Brush layers with any juice from strawberries.
  6. Stir strawberries into cheese mixture.
  7. On square plate if possible, place 2 cake slices, side by side, spread with 1/2 the cheese mixture.
  8. Top with 2 more cake slices, spread with remaining cheese mixture.
  9. Top with remaining cake slices.
  10. Whip remaining whipping cream with remaining icing sugar and remaining vanilla.
  11. Spread over top and sides.
  12. Garnish with strawberries as desired (i. e. cut strawberries in half, stand up on cake with narrow end pointing upwards and garnish with mint leaves in middle, or fashion them in any pattern you may like). You could also use stencils to decorate and add a dusting of cocoa.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 313.1 Kcal (1311 kJ)
Calories from fat 141.57 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.73g 24%
Cholesterol 35.78mg 12%
Sodium 111.59mg 5%
Potassium 188.27mg 4%
Total Carbs 38.33g 13%
Sugars 19.41g 78%
Dietary Fiber 1.87g 7%
Protein 7.43g 15%
Vitamin C 26.3mg 44%
Iron 1.4mg 8%
Calcium 115.1mg 12%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 213.62 Kcal (894 kJ)
Calories from fat 96.59 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.73g 24%
Cholesterol 24.41mg 12%
Sodium 76.14mg 5%
Potassium 128.46mg 4%
Total Carbs 26.15g 13%
Sugars 13.25g 78%
Dietary Fiber 1.28g 7%
Protein 5.07g 15%
Vitamin C 17.9mg 44%
Iron 1mg 8%
Calcium 78.6mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 7.2
  • 9

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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