Orange Ricotta Cheesecake with Choc/oran crust


Ilean Maite Benvenuti Recipe

By Ilean Maite Benvenuti Chefhun


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Baking is my passion. This is a simple, beautiful and delicious cheesecake. Sutil orange and chocalate flavor crust. Your friends are going to beg you for this recipe.

Ingredients

1 c
ricotta cheese
1 pkg
cream cheese (8onz)
1/2 c
heavy cream
1 c
sugar
2
egg
1 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1/2
orange zest
2 Tbsp
orange juice (from the same orange u zested)
1 tsp
vanilla extract
CHOCOLATE AND ORANGE CRUST
1 1/2 c
chocolate cookies crumbles
1 Tbsp
orange zest
4 oz
melted butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat the oven to 350F. Melt the butter in a pan over low heat, the stir in the crushed cookies and orange zest. Press the mixture evenly into a base of a springform pan(tall cheese cake pan). Cut a big piece of aluminiun foil and cover the botton of spring form pan (that way it will cook perfectly in the bain marie). Set a side
2
For the filling beat together cream cheese, heavy cream ,ricotta,sugar,orange zest,eggs,flour and vanilla until evenly mix. Pour the batter into the cheesecake pan. Make a Bain marie (use a brownie pan pour water (2 cups)place the springform pan.
3
Bake it for 1 hour and 30 minutes. Let it chill for 6 hours. Decorate with strawberries or mangoes . great combination.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy


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10 Comments

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Judy Wisniewski danalex2
Sep 22, 2013
your cakes sound delish, I guess your a baker, I am from philly also :)
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Sandra Santorelli happycakes
Jul 12, 2012
sounds great!!! i'm not big on chocolate crust, would regular crust be ok? i dont mean a pie crust.
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Ilean Maite Benvenuti Chefhun
Mar 29, 2012
9 inch is perfect Shelia .
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Shelia Senghas earthbaker
Mar 29, 2012
Chef, I have 3 sizes of spring form pans. The smallest is 9 inches. I would imagine the size would be appropriate for the ingredients, however, I thought I would check with you first.