Cherrimisu Recipe
Cherrimisu Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Publisher Photo
Publisher Photo
Inspired by traditional Italian tiramisu, this easy dessert dresses up a prepared angel food cake with a cherry cream filling and frosting. Dust the top with baking cocoa for a decadent finishing touch. —Kelly Byler, Goshen, Indiana
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 jar (10 ounces) maraschino cherries
  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cherry extract
  • 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 prepared angel food cake (8 to 10 ounces)
  • 1 tablespoon baking cocoa

Directions

Drain cherries; reserving 1/4 cup juice. In a large bowl, beat ricotta cheese, cream cheese, confectioners' sugar and extract until blended. Gradually beat in cream and reserved cherry juice until stiff peaks form.
Using a long serrated knife, cut cake horizontally in half. Place one cake layer on a serving plate; spread with 1 cup whipped cream mixture. Arrange cherries over cream layer. Top with remaining cake layer. Frost top and sides of cake with remaining cream mixture. Dust with cocoa. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Cherrimisu in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2015, p138

  • 1 jar (10 ounces) maraschino cherries
  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cherry extract
  • 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 prepared angel food cake (8 to 10 ounces)
  • 1 tablespoon baking cocoa
  1. Drain cherries; reserving 1/4 cup juice. In a large bowl, beat ricotta cheese, cream cheese, confectioners' sugar and extract until blended. Gradually beat in cream and reserved cherry juice until stiff peaks form.
  2. Using a long serrated knife, cut cake horizontally in half. Place one cake layer on a serving plate; spread with 1 cup whipped cream mixture. Arrange cherries over cream layer. Top with remaining cake layer. Frost top and sides of cake with remaining cream mixture. Dust with cocoa. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Cherrimisu in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2015, p138

Select the Newsletters that interest you to subscribe

By entering my email and clicking the subscribe button below, I am opting to receive the newsletters I have selected.

Please enter a valid email

You Are successfully subscribed

ERROR! Please try Again

Reviews forCherrimisu

My Review
Click stars to rate
Loading Image
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review