Top your desserts with this deliciously creamy Sweet Ricotta Topping! With a frosting-like consistency, you'll love the flavor this adds to some of your recipes and the overall uniqueness of this ricotta topping.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 28 servings
1 container (15 oz.) POLLY-O Original Ricotta Cheese
2/3 cup powdered sugar
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 tsp. vanilla
2 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
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Let's Make It
Place ricotta, sugar, lemon juice and vanilla in food processor container; cover. Process until smooth. Spoon into medium bowl.
Add whipped topping; stir with wire whisk until well blended. Cover.
Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.
E-Z Fruit Shortcakes
Prepare as directed. Spoon over pound cake slices and assorted fresh berries. Garnish with small dollops of additional thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping and fresh mint sprigs just before serving.
Prepare as directed, omitting lemon juice and adding 1 Tbsp. MAXWELL HOUSE Instant Coffee and 1/8 tsp. ground cinnamon with the ricotta. Spoon ricotta mixture into dessert dishes or small coffee cups. Garnish each with a small dollop of additional thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping and grated BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Baking Chocolate. Serve with ladyfingers. Makes 28 servings, about 2 Tbsp. each.
Prepare as directed, substituting orange juice for the lemon juice and adding 1 tsp. grated orange peel. Gently stir in 1/2 cup chopped dried fruit before refrigerating. Spoon ricotta mixture into individual dessert dishes. Garnish each with a small dollop of additional thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping. Serve with assorted cookies. Makes 32 servings, about 2 Tbsp. each.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 5g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes 3-1/2 cups or 28 servings, 2 Tbsp. each.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.