Blackberry Ricotta Cake
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Recipe by @Tastyandfrenchy     Photo and Video by Food Editor @lisathompson

Prep time 15mins
Cook time 1hr
Serves or Makes: 6

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  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups ricotta
  • 1 (4-ounce) stick unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 1 1/2 cups blackberries


  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 350°F. Butter and flour a 9-inch round cake pan.

  • Step 2

    Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a large bowl.

  • Step 3

    In another bowl, beat the eggs with the ricotta and vanilla extract until smooth. Pour this mixture into the flour mixture and gently stir until well combined and no patches of flour remain. Fold in the melted butter until incorporate. Stir in 1 cup of blackberries. Pour batter into prepared pan and top with remaining blackberries.

  • Step 4

    Bake for about 1 hour until the edges become slightly brown. Let cool for 20 minutes before unmolding. Top with whipped honey ricotta, a drizzle of honey, and more blackberries, if desired, or serve cake as is.