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Italian Torte Recipe

Italian Torte Recipe

This is one of my favorite dessert recipes because it's easily and quickly prepared, yet it's very different and delicious, good for any occasion. It is sure to impress your guests as it has mine. -Theresa Stewart, New Oxford, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup miniature chocolate chips
  • 1 loaf (10-3/4 ounces) frozen pound cake, thawed


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the ricotta cheese and sugar. Stir in chocolate chips.
  • 2. Split cake into three horizontal layers. Place bottom layer on a serving plate; top with half of the cheese mixture. Repeat layers. Top with the remaining cake layer. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 310 calories, 15g fat (9g saturated fat), 89mg cholesterol, 236mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 1g fiber), 8g protein.

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pur User ID: 7238184 34130
Reviewed May. 16, 2013

"how much Ricotta cheese do you use ?"

mjmolinari User ID: 1561186 41416
Reviewed Mar. 18, 2011

"this was so easy to make. It was great for something quick and it tasted delicious. My Italian husband loved it."

Trish725 User ID: 243907 130346
Reviewed Feb. 12, 2011

"I've been making this for years....if you want to really knock your socks off....frost it with a good chocolate fudge frosting...homemade or canned."

Ron07 User ID: 5239194 96533
Reviewed Jan. 6, 2011

"love it so simple to put together. make it the night before i also sprinkled a little rum over the slices before putting it together when done sprinkled with confectionary sugar. yummy."

dorbisc User ID: 4077171 130345
Reviewed Dec. 1, 2009


aphroditebraves User ID: 2722767 82535
Reviewed Mar. 20, 2008

"Super simple! I like No-bake desserts."

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