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Cuccìa with Nutella®

1 h 30 min
Cuccìa with Nutella®

INGREDIENTS for 6 portions

  • 600 g Cooked wheat in jar(s)

  • 800 g Ricotta

  • 400 g Sugar

  • 90 g Nutella® (15 g/portion)

  • Cinnamon powder

  • Ground pistachios to garnish

nutella – an ingredient to prepare this delicious recipe

To prepare this delicious recipe, 15g of Nutella® per person is enough to enjoy!


  1. Cuccìa with Nutella®
    STEP 1

    Prepare the cream: whisk the ricotta with the sugar until you have a very creamy, smooth, homogenous mixture. Start with an electric whisk first and then continue by hand to emulsify it further.

  2. Cuccìa with Nutella®
    STEP 2

    Leave the ricotta cream and the sugar to rest for half an hour. Meanwhile, drain the wheat and rinse it thoroughly under hot running water. Drain it and let it dry fully. Then add it to the ricotta cream.

  3. Cuccìa with Nutella®
    STEP 3

    Put the mixture into one-portion cups, add 15 g of Nutella® to each cup and sprinkle with cinnamon and ground pistachios.

How excitement should look!

Cuccìa is a typical dessert on the feast day of Saint Lucy and throughout Sicily it is a major ritual to make it. The name 'Cuccìa' may derive from "cucciari", eating one grain at a time. Remember to serve Cuccìa with Nutella®.

Sustainable cocoa in Nutella
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All the cocoa we buy comes from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms.

Upcycling Nutella jar
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Uhm, while preparing this recipe did you finish your Nutella® jar? You can upcycle it!

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