Ricotta Cheese Pie Recipe


MethodMain Ingredient


 Purpose flour3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Sugar3 Tablespoon
 Grated lemon peel1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Butter/Margarine6 Tablespoon
 Egg yolk1 , slightly beaten
 Vanilla1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Ricotta cheese3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Egg yolks3
 Sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 All purpose flour2 Tablespoon
 Grated orange peel1 Teaspoon
 Light raisins1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Egg whites3

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3351 Calories from Fat 1641

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 186 g286.7%

Saturated Fat 113.5 g567.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1310.3 mg436.8%

Sodium 812.8 mg33.9%

Total Carbohydrates 311 g103.7%

Dietary Fiber 6.9 g27.5%

Sugars 181.2 g

Protein 118 g235.4%

Vitamin A 128.5% Vitamin C 30.4%

Calcium 170% Iron 63.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


For crust stir together 3/4 cup flour, 3 tablespoons sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon of the lemon peel.
Cut in butter till crumbly.
Stir in 1 egg yolk and vanilla.
Pat 1/3 of the dough onto the bottom of an 8 or 9 inch springform pan (sides removed).
Bake in 400° oven about 7 minutes or till golden; cool.
Butter sides of pan; attach to bottom.
Pat remaining dough onto sides of pan to height of 1 1/2 inches.
Combine ricotta, 3 egg yolks, 1/2 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, orange peel, and remaining lemon peel; beat till creamy.
Stir in raisins.
Beat egg whites till soft peaks form; fold into cheese mixture.
Turn into pan.
Bake in 350° oven for 45 to 55 minutes or till knife inserted off-center comes out clean.
Cool; remove sides.