Sweet Egg and Ricotta Bake

    Sweet Egg and Ricotta Bake

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    2hr30min


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    About this recipe: Cooked pasta is tossed together with ricotta cheese, sugar, eggs and vanilla before being baked. The result is a delicious dessert, similar to that of baked rice pudding. It's creamy, sweet and deliciously moreish.

    Ingredients
    Makes: 1 23x33cm dish

    • 115g ditalini pasta or other small shaped pasta
    • 1.35kg ricotta cheese
    • 400g caster sugar
    • 6 eggs, beaten
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

    Method
    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:2hr  ›  Ready in:2hr30min 

    1. Preheat oven to 170 C / Gas 3. Grease a 23x33cm or similar sized baking dish. Bring a large saucepan of lightly salted water to the boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
    2. In a large bowl, mix together ricotta, sugar, eggs, vanilla and cooked pasta; pour mixture into prepared baking dish.
    3. Bake for 2 hours or until top is firm. Let cool before serving.

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