Ricotta is ideal for making Tuscan Cheesecake, adding a wonderful flavor and smooth, creamy texture to this delicious dessert. Another treasure of Tuscany.
Tuscan Cheesecake

Tuscan Cheesecake
 
Prep time
Cook time
Total time
 
This moist, light, and fluffy cheesecake is truly 'la dolce vita'.
Author:
Recipe type: Baked Goods
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 3 pounds ricotta cheese
  • 8 eggs
  • 2 Cups sugar
  • 1 Cup milk
  • 2 oranges, grated zest only
  • 2 lemons, grated zest only
  • 2 2/3 ounces Grand Mariner
  • 1 Tablespoon clarified butter
  • 1/4 Cup plain bread crumbs
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Beat ricotta cheese with blender until smooth. Add eggs, sugar, and milk. Blend until well-mixed and smooth. Add orange and lemon zest and Grand Mariner. Mix well.
  3. Grease one cheesecake pan with butter and coat lightly with bread crumbs. Fill pan 3/4 of the way with cheesecake mixture. Set pan in a larger pan filled half full with water and bake 1 1/4 hours.
  4. Turn oven off, leaving the cake within. Let stand for one hour. Remove, let cool, and refrigerate.

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.