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Ricotta Cheesecake

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Ingredients
  Ricotta cheese 1 Pound (500 Gram)
  Egg yolks 4 , well beaten
  Sugar 4 Ounce (100 Gram, 1/2 Cup)
  Candied orange peel 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon 1 , rind grated and juice extracted
  Ground almonds 3 Ounce (75 Gram, 1/2 Cup)
  Castor sugar 1 Ounce
Directions

Sieve Ricotta cheese into a large bowl, and add beaten egg yolks, sugar, candied peel, lemon juice and rind, and ground almonds.
Beat together well.
Butter a 23 cm/9 in flan tin, and pour mixture into it.
Bake in a pre-heatcd oven, 180°C/Gas Mark 4/350°F, for 40 min., or until cheesecake is set.
Serve hot or cold, sprinkled with sugar.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg

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