Italian Ricotta Cheese Pie Recipe

Crust

1 cup flour
1 tsp. baking powder
2 tbsp. sugar
1/4 cup butter
1 egg

Filling

1 tbsp. flour
1 lb. ricotta
3/4 cup sugar
1 cup milk
1 tsp. vanilla
3 egg yolks
3 egg whites

Crust

Mix flour, butter, egg, sugar and baking power.
Roll out and put in 10-12 inch pie plate, flute the edges.

Filling

Beat egg whites stiff, set aside.
Beat yolks, sugar, ricotta, flour, milk, and vanilla.
Fold in beaten egg whites and pour into crust.

Bake in oven at 375 for 10 Minutes,
Then lower heat to 325 for 1 hour.

Theresa

Italian Rum Cake Recipe

Ingredients

  • Italian Rum Cake2 – 3 1/2 oz. pkg. Instant vanilla pudding
  • 2 – 3 1/2 oz. pkg. Instant dark and sweet pudding
  • 7 cups milk
  • 2 tsp. rum extract
  • 1 1lb Pound Cake
  • 1 8 oz container of Cool whip

Directions

  • Line bottom of 13 X 9 X 2 pan with cake sliced ¼ in. thick.
  • Make vanilla pudding using 3 1/2 cups milk and 1 tsp. rum extract.
  • Let pudding set 5 min., then pour over cake.
  • Put another layer cake.
  • Make chocolate pudding using 3 1/2 cups milk and 1 tsp. rum extract.
  • Let pudding set 5 min., then pour over cake.
  • Top with cool whip.
  • Let set overnight.
  • Keep refrigerated.

Rita

Mom’s Italian Ricotta Cheese Pie Recipe

Crust

1-cup flour
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4-cup water
1/4-cup soft butter
1/4 tsp. anise
Greased 10″ pie plate

Filling

4 eggs
1-cup sugar
2 lbs Ricotta cheese
1 tsp. Anise
2 tsp. Vanilla
3 tsp. Lemon juice

Directions

Crust: Mix flour, water, butter, salt, and anise
Roll out and put in 10 inch pie plate.
Filling: Mix eggs, sugar, ricotta, anise, vanilla, and lemon juice and pour into crust.

Bake at 400 for 15 minutes
Then bake at 350 for 45 minutes.

Rita