Soffioni cake with cream of ricotta
This is a traditional cake from the Abruzzo region. These baskets with ricotta, baked in Italy for Easter. They are called "chain letters". Cakes are a box of thin crispy dough filled with a delicate cream of ricotta. The cake is baked together with the cream during baking rises strongly, and on cooling settles. The result is a layered mass, resembling the most delicate souffle hrustaleu enclosed in a shell.