Smokin Savoury Ricotta Cakes

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recipe by Tenina Holder tenina.com

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    16mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    18
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    156

A fragrant bite that would do well as a tapas option, I used Italian smoked cheese but a cheaper substitute would work quite well I am sure.

recipe updated Jun 7, 2019

Ingredients

  • Smoked mozzarella cheese icon
    Smoked mozzarella cheese
    250g
  • Scallion icon
    Scallion
    30g
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    12g
  • Lime icon
    Lime
    200g
  • Smoked paprika icon
    Smoked paprika
    4g
  • Ricotta cheese icon
    Ricotta cheese
    300g
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    100g
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    0g
  • Coconut oil icon
    Coconut oil
    0ml
  • Pine nuts icon
    Pine nuts
    50g

Tools

  • kCook icon TM5
  • kCook icon Mini muffin pan - 12-hole
  • kCook icon TM5 bowl

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside smoked mozzarella cheese: cubed
  2. Prep and set aside scallion: halved
  3. Prep and set aside lime: zest of
  4. Prep and set aside ricotta cheese: drained
  5. Pre-heat - 200°C
  6. Fit the TM5 bowl to TM5
  7. Add prepared smoked mozzarella cheese
  8. Add prepared scallion
  9. Add garlic clove
  10. Add prepared lime
  11. Add smoked paprika
  12. Blitz - approx 8 sec, speed 10
  13. Add prepared ricotta cheese
  14. Add all purpose flour
  15. Add sea salt
  16. Blend - approx 6 sec, speed 8
  17. Scrape down sides of TM5 bowl
  18. Blend - approx 6 sec, speed 8
  19. Scrape down sides of TM5 bowl
  20. Get a clean mini muffin pan
  21. Add coconut oil
  22. Heat
  23. Transfer mixture to mini muffin pan
  24. Garnish with pine nuts
  25. Bake until fragrant - 15 min, 200°C
  26. Serve immediately
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