Orange-Cannoli Refrigerator Cake

260 24 servings, 1 piece (55 g) each
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24 servings, 1 piece (55 g) each

Holy cannoli! That's right, this showstopper dessert recipe takes only 20 minutes to prepare. Our Orange-Cannoli Refrigerator Cake is a no-bake dessert, which means all you have to do is mix, layer and chill!

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  • Zest the orange; reserve zest for later use. Cut white membrane off orange; discard. Cut fruit into sections, then cut each section in half.
  • Beat cream cheese, ricotta, sugar and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add chocolate and reserved orange zest; mix well. Gently stir in 2 cups Cool Whip.
  • Spread 2 cups cream cheese mixture onto bottom of 13x9-inch pan. Top with layers of 30 wafers and half the remaining cream cheese mixture; repeat layers. Cover with remaining Cool Whip.
  • Refrigerate 4 hours. Top with orange sections and remaining wafers just before serving.

Special Extra

Garnish with chocolate curls just before serving. Melt 4 oz. Baker's Semi-Sweet or White Chocolate as directed on package. Spread with spatula into very thin layer on baking sheet. Refrigerate 10 min. or until firm, but still pliable. To make curls, push a metal spatula firmly along the baking sheet, under the chocolate, so the chocolate curls as it is pushed. (If chocolate is too firm to curl, let stand a few minutes at room temperature; refrigerate again if it becomes too soft.) Use a toothpick to carefully place chocolate curl on a parchment-covered tray. Refrigerate 15 min. or until firm. Use toothpick to arrange curls on dessert. Store any remaining curls in airtight container in freezer for up to 6 months.


  • 24 servings, 1 piece (55 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 24 servings, 1 piece (55 g) each
Calories 160
% Daily Value
Total fat 8g
Saturated fat 5g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 110mg
Carbohydrate 18g
Dietary fibre 1g
Sugars 12g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A 6 %DV
Vitamin C 6 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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