- 2 pounds ricotta cheese
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 6 large eggs
- 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon orange zest
- 1 teaspoon orange-flavored liqueur, such as Grand Mariner
- 1 teaspoon vanilla pulp
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- Pinch ground cinnamon
Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F.
In a large bowl, blend the ricotta until smooth. Then whisk in the sugar and flour. Next, whisk in the eggs one at a time. Then finish with the orange zest, liqueur, vanilla, salt and cinnamon. Once mixed, pour the batter into a sugared springform pan bake until set and golden brown, 1 hour 15 minutes.
Remove and allow to cool for 30 minutes before refrigerating. Portion into 9 to 16 slices.
Cook's Note: You can substitute 1 pound cream cheese for half of the ricotta.
Recipe courtesy of Robert Irvine's eat! Robert Irvine's nosh, All rights reserved 2012