Blackberry Ricotta Cake

This is the most delicious Sicilian Blackberry Ricotta Cake recipe, speckled with bright, juicy Oregon blackberries. It’s like a combination between a cake and a cheesecake in the best way possible!

Recipe by Erin from

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1 ½ C all-purpose flour
1 C sugar
2 t baking powder
¾ t kosher salt
3 large eggs
1 ½ C ricotta
½ C butter (melted)
1 t vanilla extract
1 C blackberries (fresh or frozen)


Step 1
Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour a 9-inch pan.

Step 2
In a medium mixing bowl whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt set aside.

Step 3
In the bowl of an electric stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment combine eggs, ricotta, butter and vanilla extract until smooth; add dry ingredients until just blended. Fold in blackberries.

Step 4
Pour batter into prepared pan and bake until golden brown and when a tester comes out clean, about 50-60 minutes. Let cool, then remove from pan, slice and serve.