Italian Cakes & Dessert Recipes

How To Make a Fantastic RICOTTA CHEESECAKE Italian-Style

Want to make a delicious Italian-style ricotta cheesecake?

Here’s my recipe for you.

Let me know how you like it!






  • 32 oz. fresh ricotta cheese
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 1/3 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 6 Eggs
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 3/4 tsp Orange Zest
  • 2 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/8 tsp Salt






1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Set rack in the middle of the oven. Grease a 9” baking dish.

Drain the ricotta cheese.

2. Blend all ingredients together until mixture is smooth.

Pour mixture into baking dish.

3. Bake in the center of the oven for about 1 to 1 1/4 hours, until a light golden color.

Make sure the center is fairly firm, and the point of a sharp knife inserted in the center comes out clean.

Cool on a wire rack.

Cover, and chill until served.

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