Italian Christmas Cake | Christmas Cassata

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Italian Christmas CakeItalian Christmas Cake | Christmas Cassata

Photo Credit: Pillsbury

I was just browsing for an Italian Christmas Cake to take to a friend’s upcoming party when came upon this recipe for Christmas Cassata! I think I am in love! I am a big fan of ricotta cheese! Yummmmmy!


  • 1/3 cup currants or raisins
  • 1 can (16 1/2 ounces) pitted dark sweet cherries, drained and syrup reserved
  • 1 container (15 ounces) ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup frozen (thawed) whipped topping
  • 6 tablespoons sweet Marsala wine or orange juice
  • 1 loaf (16 ounces) pound cake
  • 1 bag (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips (2 cups)
  • 1 cup firm butter or margarine, cut into pieces

Head over to Pillsbury for the complete instructions!

Thanks Pillsbury!

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