1/4 cup sugar
3 tablespoons orange liqueur
1/3 cup finely chopped mixed candied fruit
1/4 cup chopped almonds
1 1/4 cups semisweet mini-chocolate chips, divided
1 prepared pound cake (10 3/4 oz.)
In electric mixer, combine Ricotta cheese, sugar and liqueur; beat until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes.
Fold in candied fruit, chopped almonds and 1/2 cup chocolate.
Cut pound cake in half horizontally using sharp serrated knife.
Cut each l