Ricotta Cheesecake

Cleanna Dagostino


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1 Hr 30 Min


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2 oz
2 oz
2 oz
1 Tbsp
baking powder
flour as much as needed to make a firm dough


2 lb
ricotta cheese
1 c
1 tsp
1/2 Tbsp
lemon zest
1/2 Tbsp
orange zest
1 oz
fresh orange juice

How to Make Ricotta Cheesecake


  • 1In a Bowl add the egg, milk, butter, sugar and baking powder, Completely mix these ingredients.
  • 2Begin adding flour to the mix and work well, when all the ingredients are well amalgamated move it to a flat surface and continue to work it with your hands until it reaches a firm consistency , continue to add flour as needed
  • 3Flatten the dough by hand and then continue to flatten it into a round shape with a Rolling Pin, continue flattening the dough until you have a sheet of dough about 1/4 inch thick and about 15" in diameter
  • 4take a 9" springform pan coat it with butter and then sprinkle some flour over the butter, Lay the dough over the springform pan. Let any excess dough hang over the sides of the pan DO NOT cut the excess yet.
  • 5Filling Preperation - In a large mixing Bowl add all the ingredients for the filling, with an electric mixer, mix all the ingredients
  • 6PREPERATIONS - Pour the mixed filling into the baking pan, with a sharp knife cut any excess Crust Dough LEAVE ABOUT 1/2 of Dough above the surface of the filling , BAKE for 1 1/2 hours at 350 degrees then GARNISH with Confectioners sugar OR any other topping You desire

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About Ricotta Cheesecake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Italian

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