Chocolate ricotta cake ** suitable for diabetics **

 Ingredients for the dough:

  • 300 gr (10.58 oz) wholemeal flour
  • 50 gr (1.76 oz) bitter cocoa powder
  • 150 gr (5.29 oz) ricotta cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 sachet of yeast
  • 50 gr (1.76 oz) milk
  • 140 gr (4.93 oz) agave syrup

farina integrale  cacao in polvere  ricottadue uova  sachet dried yeast  latte bicchiere  agave syrup

In a bowl mix ricotta and milk and whisk until creamy, then add flour, cococa, eggs, agave syrup and the yeast.

ciambella ricotta e gocc cioccolato impasto

Mix all the ingredients together and set aside.

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Ingredients for the filling:

  • 500 gr (17.63 oz) ricotta cheese
  • 100 gr (3.52 oz) agave syrup
  • 100 gr (3.52 oz) sugar free mini chocolate chips

ricotta  agave syrup  gocce di cioccolato

In a bowl mix ricotta, agave syrup then fold in chocolate chips with a wooden spoon. Spoon into prepared cake pan and bake in pre-heated oven for 35-40 minutes.

ciambella ricotta e gocc cioccolato ripieno  ciambella ricotta e cioccolato nello stampo

Let cool, remove from pan and serve.

Buon appetito!