Ricotta Cheesecake

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Total Time:
1.5 hours
Serves:8
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Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • For the cheesecake:
  • 4 cups - homemade ricotta cheese (or use store bought)
  • 2/3 cup - agave syrup
  • 1 tsp - Lemon zest
  • 2 tsp - vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp - salt
  • 2 - whole eggs
  • 2 - Egg whites
  • For the topping:
  • 1 cup - quartered strawberries
  • 1 cup - Blackberries
  • 1 pint - fresh Raspberries
  • 1 pint - fresh Blueberries
  • 2 tbsp - granulated sugar/other sweetener
  • 2 tbsp. - fresh Lemon juice
  • Powdered Sugar (optional)
  • Mint sprigs (optional)

How to Make Ricotta Cheesecake

  • Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees F.
  • To prepare cheesecake, place the ingredients in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed for about 2 minutes or until smooth.
  • Pour batter into a 10-inch spring form pan coated with cooking spray.
  • Bake for 65-70 minutes or until cheesecake centre barely moves when pan is touched.
  • Remove cheesecake from oven; run a knife around the outside edge of cheesecake. Cool slightly; remove outer ring from pan.
  • Sprinkle cheesecake evenly with powdered sugar, if preferred.
  • To prepare topping, combine berries, 2 tbsp of granulated sugar, and juice; toss gently to combine. Let stand 5 minutes.
  • Serve berry mixture with cheesecake. Garnish with mint sprigs, if desired.
  • Recipe courtesy: http://chefinyou.com/