Ricotta cheesecake

Try our ricotta cheesecake recipes for a lighter version of your favourite rich and decadent cheesecake. We have Italian ricotta cheesecakes, chocolate ricotta cheesecakes and more.

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2 reviews

This baked cheese cake is straightforward to make. With a touch of orange and cinnamon, the ricotta also gives a lovely flavour and texture compared to typical cheesecakes made with cream cheese.

Recipe by: foodtechnologyteacher

6 reviews

This ricotta cheesecake is similar in style to other cheesecakes, but it is much lighter. Hope you enjoy!

Recipe by: Nicole

1 review

This yummy no-bake cheesecake only needs four ingredients but is sure to please your family and friends. Make six individual mini cheesecakes, or make one larger one.

Recipe by: Heather202

1 review

I was looking for a recipe that reminded me of light cheesecakes I ate in Italy where I just spent my summer hols. This is an easy and fabulous cheesecake, with the caramelised biscuits making a lovely base. You can find Lotus Caramelised Biscuits at any large supermarket. Amaretti biscuits could also work well.

Recipe by: helenearm

1 review

This is a traditional dessert dish from Cyprus - in fact, it's my mum's recipe. The best and easiest cheesecake for beginners, it only takes only 20 minutes to make and is perfect for hot summer days.

Recipe by: katerinacy

No reviews

This is my grandmother's cheesecake recipe that she passed down to my entire family. Ricotta makes for a lovely flavour and texture in this cheesecake, which is lightly scented with lemon and vanilla.

Recipe by: April

No reviews

Sweet tooth? Fancy something a bit exotic? Stuck for dessert ideas this season? Try this baked orange and cardamom cheesecake. Its simple yet sophisticated flavour will wow any guest you have to dinner. Its original recipe is lighter than a normal cheesecake so no need to feel guilty! I never thought I could achieve a baked cheesecake, but this recipe makes it easy for everybody to follow and make.

Recipe by: Birchlings

2 reviews

This honey sweetened cheesecake is made with eggs and ricotta cheese and flavoured with orange zest, lemon juice and bay leaves. If you're planning a toga party or just want a taste of ancient Rome, this is an authentic version of an ancient Roman cheese cake. Can be served either warm or cold.

Recipe by: Namaste Mama

No reviews

This ricotta and cream cheese cheesecake recipe is utterly foolproof. It requires a bit of TLC, but is actually quite simple to make. You won't be disappointed!

Recipe by: D. Scaffidi

No reviews

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!

Recipe by: CLIFFYW

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