Neapolitan “Bavarese” (dessert for adults)

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Looking for a sophisticated dessert to impress your guests? Look no further than this delicious Neapolitan “Bavarese” recipe! Made with creamy ricotta cheese, sweet candied fruit, a splash of brandy, and a touch of cinnamon, this dessert is the perfect way to end any meal.

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Neapolitan "Bavarese" (dessert for adults)


For the filling:

  • 250g ricotta cheese
  • 100g powdered sugar
  • 50g candied fruit
  • 50g Mandarin orange, chopped (optional)
  • 50g brandy (25g is enough)
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 20g chopped chocolate

For the syrup:

  • 100g sugar
  • 100g water
  • 10g liqueur

For the sponge cake:

  • Sponge cake (enough to make two circles)


Neapolitan "Bavarese" (dessert for adults)

Make the filling by mixing the ricotta cheese, powdered sugar, chopped chocolate, candied fruit, Mandarin orange, brandy, and cinnamon. Chill in the refrigerator while you prepare the rest of the dessert.

Neapolitan "Bavarese" (dessert for adults)

Use a round cookie cutter to cut two circles out of the sponge cake.

Neapolitan "Bavarese" (dessert for adults)

Place one sponge cake circle in the bottom of a circular mold, soak it with the syrup, and add the ricotta mixture on top.

Neapolitan "Bavarese" (dessert for adults)

Add the second sponge cake circle, soak it with syrup, and chill the dessert in the refrigerator.

Neapolitan "Bavarese" (dessert for adults)

Before serving, remove the mold, spread a thin layer of the ricotta mixture on top, and decorate as desired.

Neapolitan "Bavarese" (dessert for adults)

This dessert is sure to impress your guests and leave them begging for seconds. Enjoy!


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