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12 INGREDIENTS10 STEPS2HR 45MIN

Baked Ricotta Cheesecake

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Vincenzo's Plate
Vincenzo’s Plate, a 30-something year old, food obsessed Italian living in Australia cooks traditional Italian meals with family and friends.
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This mouthwatering baked cheesecake recipe made with ricotta, strawberries, and chocolate is sure to be a crowd-pleaser! The secret is in letting the crust set overnight.

2HR 45MIN

Total Cooking Time

12

Ingredients
Vincenzo's Plate
Vincenzo’s Plate, a 30-something year old, food obsessed Italian living in Australia cooks traditional Italian meals with family and friends.
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Ingredients
US / METRIC
Servings:
6
Serves 6
2 1/2 cups
Digestive Biscuits
2/3 cup
Butter , melted
2 1/2 cups
Ricotta Cheese
1 tsp
Lemons , zested
1 pinch
Ground Cinnamon
1 1/4 cups
Heavy Cream
2 Tbsp
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
to taste
to taste
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Directions

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Step 1
Into a food processor, add Digestive Biscuits (2 1/2 cups) . Process into fine crumbs, then transfer to a bowl.
Step 2
Add Butter (2/3 cup) and mix well to combine. Press mixture firmly into the bottom of a pie dish.
Step 3
Place the base into the fridge overnight to set.
Step 4
The next day, preheat oven to 355 degrees F (180 degrees C).
Step 5
Into a bowl, add Ricotta Cheese (2 1/2 cups) , Caster Sugar (3 Tbsp) , Vanilla Extract (1 tsp) , and Egg (1) , around a teaspoon of zest from the Lemons (1 tsp) , and Ground Cinnamon (1 pinch) . Mix by hand until smooth.
Step 6
Scoop the ricotta mixture onto the pie base. Smooth out the top then bake for 30 minutes in the preheated oven.
Step 7
Once you take it out of the oven, let cool for a bit and then place the baked cheesecake into the refrigerator for 2-3 hours, or up to overnight.
Step 8
Into a bowl, add Heavy Cream (1 1/4 cups) , Powdered Confectioners Sugar (2 Tbsp) , and Vanilla Extract (1 tsp) . Beat with a hand mixer until light and fluffy.
Step 9
Frost the cheesecake with the cream.
Step 10
Sprinkle with Dark Chocolate (to taste) and decorate with Fresh Strawberries (to taste) . Serve in slices.

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