Sicilian Ricotta Cheesecake

You will love this rustic Sicilian Ricotta Cheesecake Recipe. This traditional Sicilian Cheesecake recipe uses ricotta cheese and grated orange zest, and garnished with chocolate chips and powdered sugar. Italians are famous for many things, especially their cooking. Their cuisine is often a treat to the taste buds, as evidenced by this Sicilian Ricotta Cheesecake. From amazing pasta recipes to rich, creamy dessert recipes, and so much more, there is an abundance of incredible recipes to try. This traditional cheesecake is lightly flavored with grated orange zest. It takes approximately 80 to 90 minutes to bake and 2 to 3 hours to set. You can top this cheesecake recipe off with seasonal fruit, chocolate chips, crushed nuts or powdered sugar. Whatever you do, it is sure to be a delightful way to indulge at the end of the day.

Cheesecake is a popular dessert recipe that typically has one or more yummy layers. The main cheesecake layer of the recipe is usually the thickest layer and typically consists of a mixture of soft, fresh cheese. Cream cheese or ricotta, eggs, and sugar are used in this layer and if there is a bottom layer it most often is made of a crust or base from made from crushed graham crackers, cookies, pastry, or sponge cake. Cheesecake recipes can be baked or unbaked. If cheesecake is unbaked, it is usually refrigerated. Cheesecake recipes are typically sweetened with sugar and may be flavored or topped with fresh or canned fruit, whipped cream, nuts, fruit sauce, and chocolate syrup. Cheesecake recipes can be prepared in a variety of flavors, to include chocolate, cherry, strawberry, pumpkin, key lime, or toffee. Different types of cheesecake recipes you will find include strawberry cheesecake recipe, no bake cheesecake recipe, easy cheesecake recipe, white chocolate cheesecake recipe, cheesecake brownies recipe, best cheesecake recipe, pumpkin cheesecake recipe, cheesecake bites recipes and more.

Thank you to Rosella at the "Cooking With Nonna" recipe site for sharing this Sicilian Ricotta Cheesecake recipe. This is just one of the traditional cheesecake recipes you will find on the site. On this Italian recipe site, you will find all sorts of traditional authentic Italian recipes that have been passed down from generations of Italian grandmothers and Nonna's from all the regions of Italy. Rossella is the host of the all-new online cooking show and food webisode series, "Cooking with Nonna." Rossella was born into a family of food lovers and culinary aficionado. While she was growing up, there was always something on the stove. Rossella is a first generation Italian-American from Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. Her Italian roots are from Mola di Bari, a small fishing village known as Mola where her parents were born. For Rossella cooking was never really about the cooking, it was about being with family, community and spending quality time with each other. Rossella spent most of her childhood in the kitchen with her maternal Grandmother Roman, where she learned the long legacy of recipes that had been passed down through the generations. Some of the other Italian recipes you will find on the recipe site include three-cheese pasta recipe, arborio rice recipe, Arrabbiata sauce recipe, avocado pesto recipe, baked rigatoni recipe, and more. You will also find a baked rotini recipe, broccoli and shells recipe, butternut squash risotto recipe, and more. On the site, you will find dessert recipes, cookie recipes, main dish recipes, salad recipes and appetizer recipes from all the regions of Italy.

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