Hey there, fabulous human! Imagine a world where every bite of your coffee cake feels like a hug from a unicorn. That’s what our Coffee Cake With Ricotta Cheese Recipe is all about. It’s the kind of deliciousness that makes you forget your worries—like whether you should be doing something more productive than eating cake. Spoiler alert: you shouldn’t. Eating this cake is as productive as it gets.

So, let me spill the beans. I absolutely adore this coffee cake. It’s my go-to comfort food after a long day of pretending to care about customer complaints. It’s perfect for those moments when you want to treat yourself to something truly special, like when you’ve managed to survive yet another Monday. And hey, it’s got cheese, so it’s practically health food, right? I’ve been known to sneak a slice during my break, hiding from the world in our storeroom. Trust me, it’s worth it to try Coffee Cake With Ricotta Cheese Recipe.

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Coffee Cake with Ricotta Cheese Recipe

Morgan James Eckroth
This cake is the ultimate treat, combining the creamy goodness of ricotta with the comforting flavors of a classic coffee cake.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings
Calories 320 kcal


  • 1 mixing bowls
  • 1 hand mixer or stand mixer
  • 1 Measuring Cups and Spoons
  • 1 9-inch springform pan
  • 1 Rubber spatula
  • 1 Cooling rack


  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour the springform pan.
  • Cream together 1/2 cup unsalted butter and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add 1 cup ricotta cheese and mix until well combined.
  • Beat in 2 large eggs, one at a time, then stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla extract.
  • Combine 1 1/2 cups flour, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon baking soda, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a separate bowl.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture, alternating with 1/2 cup whole milk, beginning and ending with the flour mixture.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan and smooth the top with a spatula.
  • Mix together 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon and 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg, then sprinkle over the top of the batter.
  • Bake for 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then remove the sides of the springform pan and let the cake cool completely on a cooling rack.


Nutritional Information (Per Serving)

  • Calories: 320
  • Total Fat: 16g
  • Saturated Fat: 9g
  • Carbohydrates: 38g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 7g

Vitamins and Minerals (Per Serving)

  • Vitamin B12: 10%
  • Calcium: 15%
  • Vitamin A: 8%
  • Folate: 6%
  • Iron: 5%
There you have it, folks! A coffee cake that’s not only easy to make but also guaranteed to make you feel like the king or queen of your own little world. Now go forth and bake, you magnificent creature!
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