Yield: 8 Servings
|1 tablespoon||Dry unseasoned bread crumbs|
|16 ounces||Ricotta cheese|
|2 teaspoons||Grated lemon peel|
|½ cup||All-purpose flour|
|½ cup||Finely chopped candied fruit|
|1½ ounce||Semisweet chocolate; grated|
|Fresh fruit; if desired|
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease round pan, 9x1-½". Mix 1 tablespoon sugar and the bread crumbs. Coat pan with sugar mixture. Mix cheese, ½ cup sugar and the lemon peel in medium bowl. Stir in egg yolks, one at a time. Stir in flour, candied fruit and chocolate. Beat egg whites on high speed in medium bowl until stiff. Fold cheese mixture into egg whites. Pour into pan. Bake about 45 minutes or until set and edge is light brown.
Refrigerate until cool. Loosen edge; remove cake from pan. Cover and refrigerate until chilled. Garnish with fresh fruit.
Recipe by: Summer Desserts
Posted to Bakery-Shoppe Digest by Becky Kivak <bkivak@...> on Apriday,, l 11, 1998