Ricotta, Plums and Walnut Cake

If you’re looking for an easy to make and delicious autumn recipe, the Ricotta, Plum and Walnut Cake fits just for you! It’s perfect for breakfast, especially if heated in the microwave for few seconds. You can customize your cake by adding some ingredients to the final mixture, such as chocolate chips or a spoon of liquor. Let’s see the recipe!

  • DifficultyEasy
  • CostCheap
  • Preparation time15 Minutes
  • Cooking time45 Minutes
  • Serving10 Slices
  • CuisineItalian


  • 3Egg Yolks
  • 750 gRicotta
  • 200 gCaster Sugar
  • Grated Zest of 1 Lemon
  • 150 gPlain Flour
  • 100 gGround Walnuts
  • 300 gChopped Plums


  1. Ricotta, Plums and Walnut Cake

    1- Preheat the oven to 325°F/180°C; Line a 9 inch springform cake pan with parchment paper or cooking spray, set aside.

  2. 2- Finely grind the Walnuts using a food processor and chop the Plums with chopping board and a knife, set aside.

  3. 3- Put the Egg yolks, Ricotta, Sugar and the Lemon Zest in a large bowl.

  4. Ricotta, Plums and Walnut Cake

    4- Mix the ingredients with the hand mixer until smooth and creamy.

  5. 5- Add the Ground Walnuts and Plain Flour, mix again until well combined.

  6. 6- Add the Chopped Plums then mix again with a spatula or a spoon.

  7. Ricotta, Plums and Walnut Cake

    7- Pour the mixture into the cake pan, level it using the back of a spoon.

  8. 8- Bake the Ricotta, Plum and Walnut Cake for about 45 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the cake comes out clean.


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