1 box vanilla cake mix
1 box chocolate cake mix
1 cup strawberries, hulled and roughly chopped
1 cup sugar
1 cup ricotta cheese
2/3 cup powdered sugar
2 cups heavy cream
Zest of 1/2 lemon
1 1/4 cups strawberries, for assembly
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups chocolate, finely chopped
1 1/2 cups heavy cream
2/3 cup white chocolate, melted
1 tbsp corn syrup
Vanilla and chocolate cake
Preheat oven to 400 tiers. Grease and line 2 x spherical, 8-inch unfastened-bottomed cake pans.
To make the cakes, follow the container commands and bake.
Once baked, permit to chill then slice in half of throughout the middle, you will become with 2 vanilla desserts and a pair of chocolate desserts.
In a saucepan set over a medium warmness, upload strawberries and sugar.
With the lower back of a fork or potato masher, weigh down the strawberries slightly.
Bring the combination to a rolling boil and then cook for five mins, stirring to prevent the jam from sticking.
Remove from the heat. Set aside to chill absolutely.
In a large bowl, whisk collectively the ricotta, heavy cream, vanilla, powdered sugar, and lemon zest until completely smooth.
In a pan over a low warmness, melt the heavy cream and corn syrup.
In a clean bowl, add the chocolate and when the cream is hot, pour over the chocolate. Leave to stand for three mins then whisk to mix.
Remove the cake from the fridge, un-mold from the ring mould, and vicinity on a wire rack set over a baking sheet.
Pour the chocolate over the cake in order that it spreads frivolously out around the rims and drips down the sides of the cake to cover.
Pipe the melted white chocolate in concentric circles over the pinnacle of the cake.
With a wood skewer, drag from the middle of the cake outwards to the threshold, forming feathered traces.
Continue throughout the complete cake so that it’s far blanketed in an internet layout.
Allow the coating to chill barely, then eliminate the cake to a cake stand and pinnacle with sparkling strawberries.
In the bottom of a deep eight-inch ring mold, region a vanilla cake.
Top with a third of the ricotta aggregate and a few spoonfuls of the cooled jam, the use of a wooden skewer to swirl the jam into the cream.
Top with a layer of clean strawberries then place a chocolate cake on top and layer in the same order; cream, jam, and strawberries.
Repeat those layers with the remaining vanilla and chocolate desserts.
Place within the fridge for at least 1 hour.