Orange Ricotta Cheesecake with Choc/oran crust
By Ilean Maite Benvenuti Chefhun
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.
cream cheese (8onz)
all purpose flour
orange juice (from the same orange u zested)
CHOCOLATE AND ORANGE CRUST
1 1/2 c
chocolate cookies crumbles
1Preheat 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
2For 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.
3Bake it for 1 hour and 30 minutes. Let it chill for 6 hours. Decorate with strawberries or mangoes . great combination.