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  • Serves: 10 Servings

Low-Cal Ricotta Cheesecake

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 1 pk Graham crackers; (5
  • -1/2-ounce)
  • 3 tb Butter
  • 2 tb Packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 ts Ground ginger
  • 2 15 ounce con part-skim
  • -ricotta cheese
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 Egg white
  • 1 c Buttermilk
  • 1/2 c Granulated sugar
  • 1 tb Vanilla extract
  • 1 Orange peel; grated, no
  • -white
  • 2 tb Orange juice


Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Grease a 9-inch springform pan or spray
with nonstick spray.
To make the crust, place the graham crackers, butter, brown sugar, and
ginger in the bowl of a food processor and process until well combined.
Press into the bottom of the springform pan. Place the pan in the oven and
bake 5 to 8 minutes. Remove from the oven and set aside to cool. To make
the filling, place the ricotta, eggs, egg white, buttermilk, sugar,
vanilla, orange peel, and juice in the bowl of a food processor or electric
mixer and process or mix until smooth. Pour the mixture into the cooled
crust, put on a baking sheet, place in the oven, and place a pan of water
in the bottom of the oven. Bake 45 to 60 minutes, or until set.
Yield: 8-10 servings

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