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A slice of Ferrero Raffaello Cake on a plate

Ferrero Raffaello Cake Recipe

Course Cake, Dessert
Cuisine American, European
Keyword raffaello cake, raffaello cake recipe, raffaello recipe
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 651kcal


Sponge Cake

  • 5 Eggs
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 3/4 cup Flour
  • 1 tsp Almond Extract

Ferrero Raffaello Cake Cream

Cake Layer Filing

  • 1/2 cup Milk (soaking)
  • 2 tbsp Condensed Milk (soaking)
  • 1 cup crushed toasted Almonds
  • 1/2 cup crushed Vanilla Wafers

Decorating the Cake

  • 1 cup Coconut Flakes
  • 12 Raffaello Candies



  • Preheat oven to 350F. Beat 5 eggs (no need to separate them) with almond extract and sugar, until it’s three times in volume. 
    Eggs and sugar being beat together in a KitchenAid mixer
  • Using a spatula, fold in flour by thirds; be very gentle with dough, so you don't over mix it and lose the fluffiness.
    Flour being folded into the batter in a mixing bowl using a spatula
  • Place batter into a greased 9 inch pan. Bake it for 30 minutes, use a wooden toothpick to check for readiness. If the cake is baked, dough should not stick to the toothpick.
    cake sponge resting on a cutting board

Ferrero Raffaello Cake Cream

  • Beat softened cream cheese with butter and condensed milk. Add coconut flakes and dry milk, beat until it's well combined.
    Dry milk being added to the cream mixture

Forming the Cake

  • In a small bowl, combine milk together with condensed milk and set it aside. Slice baked cake into three pieces. 
    A cake layer being cut horizontally into 3 pieces
  • Soak each piece with the milk mixture. The easiest way to soak is to spread an equal amount of liquid over the cake, you can use a brush or a spoon.
    One of the slices of cake on a cutting board with the milk mixture in a bowl next to it
  • Apply cream to each cake piece, cover crushed almonds and wafers. Repeat with the other slice.
    Wafers and almonds spread on top of the cream on the cake
  • Decorate the outside of the cake with remaining cream, candies and coconut flakes or as you wish.
    Ferrero Raffaello Cake on a plate
  • Cake is best after it sits overnight. 
    Ferrero Raffaello Cake slice on a plate


Calories: 651kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 47g | Saturated Fat: 26g | Cholesterol: 163mg | Sodium: 221mg | Potassium: 385mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 1193IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 200mg | Iron: 2mg