Fiadone - Corsican Style Cheesecake

Course : Cheesecakes
Serves: 8
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Ingredients:

4 1/2 cups ricotta cheese
1 tablespoon butter
8 large eggs
2 1/2 cups sugar
2 large grated zest of 2 large lemons
 

Preparation / Directions:

1. Strain ricotta through cheesecloth or in a fine-mesh sieve for 1 hour. 2. Preheat oven to 350*F. Butter an 8-inch square baking pan. Line bottom of pan with buttered parchment paper and set aside. 3. Whisk together eggs, sugar, strained ricotta, and lemon zest in a medium bowl. Pour into prepared pan. Bake until dark brown on top and a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, about 1 hour and 15 minutes. 4. Allow to cool 20 minutes; run a knife around sides of pan, turn out on large plate, peel off paper, then turn cake face up and serve.

 

Nutritional Information:

561 Calories (kcal); 24g Total Fat; (37% calories from fat); 21g Protein; 67g Carbohydrate; 261mg Cholesterol; 187mg Sodium


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