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Fiadone (Corsican-Style Cheesecake)

SERVINGS
Servings: 8
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Ingredients

  • 4 1/2 cup ricotta
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 8 tablespoon eggs
  • 2 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 cup lemons

Preparation

Baking Directions:

Strain ricotta through cheesecloth or in a fine-mesh sieve for 1 hour.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Butter an 8-inch square baking pan.

Line bottom of pan with buttered parchment paper and set aside.

Whisk together eggs, sugar, strained ricotta, and lemon zest in a medium bowl.

Pour into prepared pan.

Bake until dark brown on top and a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, about 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Allow to cool 20 minutes; run a knife around sides of pan, turn out on large plate, peel off paper, then turn cake face up and serve.