Lemon, Mint and Tre Stelle® Ricotta Bars

They’ll never know a boxed cake mix is used in this recipe. Simple ingredients, delicious results!
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Cheese: Ricotta   Course: Desserts

Makes approximately 24 bars


2 tubs | 475 g each Tre Stelle® Ricotta Cheese, drained

3/4 cup | 175 mL
granulated sugar

3 eggs, beaten

1 tbsp | 5 mL
fresh lemon rind

2 tbsp | 30 mL
fresh mint, finely chopped

1 vanilla or lemon cake mix

1/4 cup | 50 mL
fresh lemon juice

Confectioners sugar [icing sugar] for garnish

Additional fresh mint leaves for garnish if desired


Preheat oven to 350ºF (180ºC) In a large bowl, combine Ricotta, sugar, eggs, lemon rind and mint, stir with
a large spoon or spatula until blended; set aside, or cover and refrigerate until ready to use.

Prepare cake mix according directions on box, except substitute lemon juice
for water.Pour cake batter into a 12”x9” baking pan. Carefully spoon Ricotta mixture
over top.Bake for 45 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside to cool. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Prior to slicing and serving, sift confectioners sugar over top. Garnish with mint leaves if desired.


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