Ricotta Cheese Cake

Ricotta Cheese Cake
Recipe type: Cakes
Serves: 1
  • 3 pounds ricotta; drained
  • 2 Cups sugar
  • 1/2 Cup flour; sifted
  • Graham cracker crumbs
  • 8 egg yolks
  • 1 grated rind of lemon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 Cup cream (optional); whipped
  • 8 egg whites
  1. Beat ricotta until smooth, gradually add 1 1/2 Cups sugar and egg yolks, beating after each addition. Beat in flour, lemon rind and vanilla. Beat egg whites with 1/2 cup sugar.
  2. Fold whipped cream and egg whites into ricotta mixture and turn into a 12 inch springform pan which has been well-buttered and sprinkled with graham cracker crumbs.
  3. Bake in a preheated 425 degree F. oven for the first 10 minutes; lower temperature to 350 degrees F. and bake for 1 hour. Turn off heat and allow to cool in oven with door closed.
  4. Freezes well. Dust with powdered sugar when served.
Tagged with →  
Share →
Cost Considerate

Cost Considerate

Most of our recipes are focused on cost-efficient, economical cooking that pleases palates but doesn't upset your wallet.
New Recipes Section

New Recipes Section

We are updating Epicurus.com to include new recipes, and a whole new format for them. We hope you enjoy.
Real chefs!

Real chefs!

We love cooking, and our publisher is a master chef, so you can rely upon our great recipes for good, wholesome cooking.
Please use the search box above to find content within this section.

Thanks for dropping by! Feel free to stay updated by subscribing to the RSS feed.