Yield: 4 Servings
|3 pounds||Ricotta cheese|
|2||Oranges, grated zest only|
|2||Lemons, grated zest only|
|2⅔ ounce||Grand mariner|
|1 tablespoon||Clarified butter|
|¼ cup||Plain bread crumbs|
TIME DOES NOT INCLUDE COOLING AND REFRIGERATION.
1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
2. Beat ricotta cheese with blender until smooth. Add eggs, sugar, and milk. Blend until well-mixed and smooth. Add orange and lemon zest and Grand Mariner. Mix well.
3.Grease one cheesecake pan with butter and coat lightly with bread crumbs. Fill pan ¾ of the way with cheesecake mixture. Set pan in a larger pan filled half full with water and bake 1-¼ hours.
4.Turn oven off, leaving the cake within. Let stand for one hour.
Remove, let cool, and refrigerate. This moist, light, and fluffy cheesecake is truly ''la dolce vita''.