Ricotta cream – Crema di ricotta

Ingredients for 4 servings

  • 1 lbs of sheep ricotta
  • 5 1/2 oz of caster sugar
  • 1/2 sachet of vanillin
  • salt TT


This cream is the base for preparation of the filling of typical Sicilian sweets such as “cannoli”, “sfince” and “cassata”. The cream is usually enriched with chocolate or candied fruit.
Sieve the ricotta and pour it in a bowl. Add the sugar, the vanillin, a pinch of salt and stir well to make a smooth cream.

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