Tuscan Cheesecake

Tuscan Cheesecake Recipe

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Pam Ellingson


This is one of my adopted recipes. I haven't made it yet, but when I do, I will add comments. It sounds good , doesn't it? I may have to try adding some lavender to it to make it "Provence" cheesecake. ??????????


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3 lb
ricotta cheese
2 c
1 c
oranges, grated zest only
lemons, grated zest only
2 2/3 oz
orange liqueur
1 Tbsp
butter, clarified
1/4 c
bread crumbs

How to Make Tuscan Cheesecake


  • 1Preheat oven to 350.
  • 2Beat ricotta cheese with blender until smooth.
  • 3Add eggs, sugar and milk.
  • 4Blend until well-mixed and smooth.
  • 5Add orange and lemon zest and orange liqueur. Mix well.
  • 6Grease one cheesecake pan with butter and coat lightly with bread crumbs.
  • 7Fill pan 3/4 of the way with cheesecake mixture.
  • 8Set pan in a larger pan filled half full with water and bake 1-1/4 hours.
  • 9Turn oven off, leaving the cake within.
  • 10Let stand for one hour.
  • 11Remove, let cool and refrigerate.

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About Tuscan Cheesecake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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