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Ricotta Cheese Pie

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  Purpose flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon peel 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 6 Tablespoon
  Egg yolk 1 , slightly beaten
  Vanilla 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ricotta cheese 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Egg yolks 3
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Grated orange peel 1 Teaspoon
  Light raisins 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Egg whites 3

For crust stir together 3/4 cup flour, 3 tablespoons sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon of the lemon peel.
Cut in butter till crumbly.
Stir in 1 egg yolk and vanilla.
Pat 1/3 of the dough onto the bottom of an 8 or 9 inch springform pan (sides removed).
Bake in 400° oven about 7 minutes or till golden; cool.
Butter sides of pan; attach to bottom.
Pat remaining dough onto sides of pan to height of 1 1/2 inches.
Combine ricotta, 3 egg yolks, 1/2 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, orange peel, and remaining lemon peel; beat till creamy.
Stir in raisins.
Beat egg whites till soft peaks form; fold into cheese mixture.
Turn into pan.
Bake in 350° oven for 45 to 55 minutes or till knife inserted off-center comes out clean.
Cool; remove sides.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3351 Calories from Fat 1641

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 186 g286.7%

Saturated Fat 113.5 g567.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1310.3 mg436.8%

Sodium 812.8 mg33.9%

Total Carbohydrates 311 g103.7%

Dietary Fiber 6.9 g27.5%

Sugars 181.2 g

Protein 118 g235.4%

Vitamin A 128.5% Vitamin C 30.4%

Calcium 170% Iron 63.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Ricotta Cheese Pie Recipe