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Tuscan Cheesecake

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Category: Cheesecakes, Italian

 Ingredients List

  • 3 lb Ricotta cheese
  • 8 Eggs
  • 2 c Sugar
  • 1 c Milk
  • 2 Oranges, grated zest only
  • 2 Lemons, grated zest only
  • 2 2/3 oz Grand mariner
  • 1 tb Clarified butter
  • 1/4 c Plain bread crumbs



1. Preheat oven to 350 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. This moist, light, and fluffy cheesecake is
truly ''la dolce vita''.

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