Easy Cassata

Easy Cassata

I made an easy cassata (Italian ice cream cake). It's so simple and delicious.

Ingredients: makes one small pound cake

Dried fruits (cranberry or raisin)
1 package
Nuts (optional)
as desired
Chocolate bar (milk or white)
as desired
Liqueur (optional)
a small amount
Heavy cream (or soy-based heavy cream)
200 ml
35 g


1. Put the dried fruit in a container and soak it in the favoring liqueur. Chop the chocolate bar and nuts finely.
2. Line a pound cake mold with a sheet of parchment paper.
3. Beat the heavy cream and sugar until stiff peaks form.
4. Add the dried fruits from Step 1 into the whipped cream.
5. Pour the Step 4 mixture into the pound cake mold, chill in the freezer until firm, and it's done.

Story Behind this Recipe

The cassata that I had at a restaurant was so delicious, so I made an easy version at home.