This gorgeous Italian dessert (ricotta mousse) is super simple to whip up. 


  • 250g Ricotta

  • 4 tablespoons icing sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 100ml double cream

  • 2 tablespoons Rum or Marsala


  • 1.

    Beat together the eggs, icing sugar and ricotta.

  • 2.

    Add your rum and beat again.

  • 3.

    In a separate bowl beat the double cream to soft peaks (do not overbeat)

  • 4.

    Now fold your cream into the ricotta mix.

  • 5.

    Serve with poached pears or mixed berries and crumble topping of crushed amaretti biscuits soaked in a little rum.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (6 servings)

  • Energy 182kj
  • Fat Total 13g
  • Saturated Fat 7g
  • Protein 6g
  • Carbohydrate 7g
  • Sugar 5g
  • Sodium 61mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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