Debbi Bender, 47, Hendersonville, N.C."I make this indulgent recipe year-round--it always gets wonderful reviews."

Recipe by MyRecipes October 2014

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Kat Teutsch; Styling: Gerri Williams for James Reps

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
chill:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 15 mins
Yield:
Serves: 8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Slice cake into 1-inch cubes; place in a bowl. Combine coffee, brandy and crème de cacao. Drizzle over cake; gently toss with a rubber spatula.

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  • In a large bowl, using an electric mixer on medium speed, beat cream cheese until smooth, about 1 minute. Add ricotta, sugar and vanilla and beat until creamy, scraping down sides of bowl as needed.

  • Place 1/2 of cake cubes in an even layer in a large serving bowl. Evenly spread 1/2 of cream cheese mixture over cake cubes. Sift 1 Tbsp. cocoa powder over. Repeat with second half of cake cubes, cheese mixture and cocoa powder.

  • Cover, refrigerate at least 1 hour, then serve.

Nutrition Facts

293 calories; fat 9g; saturated fat 5g; protein 11g; carbohydrates 41g; fiber 1g; cholesterol 30mg; sodium 447mg.
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