Italian Cakes & Dessert Recipes

CHRISTMAS RICOTTA & RICE CHEESECAKE- STEP BY STEP RECIPE

A delicious cheesecake that will delight the most discerning palates.

Made with ricotta cheese and rice, in the best Italian tradition.


 

 

SERVINGS 6

INGREDIENTS:

  • Whole milk 4 Cup
  • Arborio rice 3⁄4 Cup
  • Ground cinnamon 1 Tsp
  • Salt 1⁄2 Tsp
  • Vanilla bean
  • Granulated sugar 1 Cup
  • Fresh ricotta cheese 6 cups
  • Whole eggs 3
  • Egg yolk 3

 

STEP BY STEP RECIPE

 

Heat the milk on medium high heat, and bring it to a boil.

 

Add rice, cinnamon, salt, and vanilla bean in it.

 

On medium low heat, stir occasionally, and cook for about 40 minutes.

Remove the pan from the heat completely.

Add the sugar and stir again.

Cover it with lid and let it cool.

Throw away the vanilla bean.

Preheat oven (350).

In a large bowl, mix the ricotta cheese, the whole eggs, the egg yolks, and the cooled rice mixture.

Pour the mixture in a baken tray.

Put it in the oven and bake the mixture for 1 hour and 30 minutes or until golden on top and set in the centre.

Remember to cover the pan with foil to hel the rice not to burn.

 

 

 

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