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Cannoli Cake

Cannoli Cake

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  • 1 (18.25 ounce) box lemon cake mix
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup milk


  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Maraschino cherries, well drained and patted dry (optional)


  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Cake: Combine cake mix, oil, eggs and milk and blend thoroughly Pour into two 9-inch round layer pans or one 11 x 14-inch pan.
  3. Bake layers 25 to 30 minutes, and the 11 x 14-inch for 30 to 35 minutes. Cake is done when it springs back after being pressed lightly with a finger.
  4. Let cake cool.
  5. Frosting: Blend ricotta cheese, sugar, cinnamon and vanilla extract; mix well. Spread over cooled cake. Dot with maraschino cherries for color, if desired.