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

Torta di Ricotta Recipe

Crust

  • Grease 9″ plate
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup sherry
  • 1/4 tsp. salt.

Filling

  • 4 oz toasted almonds
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 lb Ricotta
  • 4 oz Candied cherries
  • 4 oz Candied pineapple

Directions

Beat eggs and sugar.
Add vanilla and ricotta.
Stir in almonds, cherries and pineapple.
Bake at 325 for 1 hour.

Denise

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