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Italian Ricotta Cheesecake

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Surprise your guests with Italian style cheesecake!
Ingredients
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Ricotta cheese 2 Pound, drained
  Orange zest 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 6
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 325 degree F. Set rack in middle of the oven.
2. Grease and flour a 9x 2-inch spring form pan with butter. Tap and remove excess flour.
3. Place greased spring form pan on baking sheet. Set aside.

MAKING
4. In a bowl sift flour and sugar. Set aside.
5. In a large mixing bowl, add ricotta and orange zest. Whisk until smooth.
6. Drop flour and sugar mixture in it. Fold to incorporate.
7. Add eggs, one at a time and whisk after each addition.
8. Throw vanilla and salt. Mix.
9. Pour batter in spring form pan. Pop it in center of oven, and bake for 55 to 60 minutes or until golden brown.
10. Remove pan from oven and allow it to cool on wire rack. Cover it with saran wrap, and place it in refrigerator for at least 3 hours to chill.

SERVING
11. Cut into slices and serve ricotta cheesecake chilled.

TIPS
Make sure that the center of cake is firm after baking, and toothpick when inserted should comes out clean.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Ricotta
Restriction: 
High Protein
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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