Baked Ricotta Cheesecake

Baked Ricotta Cheesecake


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About this recipe: Ricotta cheesecake is a delicious alternative to the usual cheesecake made with cream cheese. In this simple recipe, it is combined with eggs, vanilla, cinnamon, sugar and orange zest for a lovely flavour. A touch of whisky is optional!


Serves: 16 

  • 9 eggs
  • 1.3kg ricotta cheese
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1 measure whisky, optional

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Extra time:4hr chilling  ›  Ready in:5hr20min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Lightly coat two 23cm round cake tins with oil.
  2. Beat eggs in a large bowl. Mix in the ricotta cheese, vanilla, cinnamon, sugar, zest and whisky. Pour into prepared tins.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes, until firm. Let cool, then chill until cold.

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