Pandoro Christmas tree cake

Pandoro Christmas Tree Cake

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How to make a pandoro Christmas tree cake for a family tradition!


  • one Pandoro cake
  • 2 cups ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 confectioners’ sugar, plus extra for dusting
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream, whipped


  1. Drain the ricotta in a mesh strainer
  2. Whisk the ricotta
  3. Add to a bowl and sift in the confectioners’ sugar and spices
  4. Whisk together to combine
  5. Fold in the whipped heavy cream
  6. Slice the cake (4 thick pieces)
  7. Place the largest star on the bottom, cake side up, and add a layer of the ricotta cheese mixture, and spread evenly making sure to cover the tips of the stars.
  8. Repeat with the next two stars, placing each layer on top leaving the tip exposed.
  9. The final star is placed cake side down and then top the center with more of the cream mixture.
  10. Decorate with chocolate chips and chocolate kisses on top.

Keywords: dessert, Christmas desserts, holiday, cake, panndoro, panettone

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