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Ricotta chestnut cheesecake recipe

Ricotta chestnut cheesecake recipe

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If you have access to fresh chestnuts and want to try an autumnal cheesecake, try this light version with ricotta and chestnuts. It contains no flour so it's gluten free.

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IngredientsServes: 16

  • 450g fresh chestnuts
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 1 vanilla bean, slit lengthwise
  • 100ml dark rum
  • 900g ricotta cheese
  • 4 large eggs
  • 50g orange peel, minced
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

MethodPrep:45min ›Cook:1hr10min ›Ready in:1hr55min

  1. With a serrated small knife, cut an X in each chestnut. Place chestnuts in a saucepan, cover with water and bring to the boil. Cook till the chestnuts can be easily pierced with a knife, about 15 minutes. Peel while still warm, making sure to remove all of the thin fibrous inner skin.
  2. In a saucepan bring half of the sugar with the vanilla bean and rum to the boil and cook, stirring, till it turns into a thick caramel like syrup. Remove from the heat and let cool.
  3. In a bowl beat ricotta cheese, eggs and remaining sugar till smooth. Add orange peel and vanilla extract.
  4. Pulse chestnuts in the food processor till finely chopped but not paste like. Add a little of the ricotta mixture if the blade runs Stir chestnuts with the ricotta mixture.
  5. Preheat oven to 175 C / Gas 4. Line a 26cm springform tin with greaseproof paper and grease the sides very well. Add mixture and back in your preheated oven for 1 hour. Reduce heat to 160 C / Gas 3 and bake for a further 10 minutes.
  6. Let cool slightly then unmould and let cool on a wire rack till cooled completely. Refrigerate and eat within in the next two days.

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Chestnut ricotta cheesecake (Budino di castagne e ricotta) from The Splendid Table: Recipes from Emilia-Romagna, the Heartland of Northern Italian Food (page 452) by Lynne Rossetto Kasper

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Step 1

Crush the biscuits into fine crumbs.

Step 2

Melt the butter. Mix with the biscuit crumbs. Spread on the bottom of a cake tin covered with a circle of baking paper. Press a little of the crumbs against the sides of the tin at the bottom. Place the tin in the fridge for 30 minutes for the base to set.

Step 3

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Step 4

Mix the ricotta with the lightly beaten eggs, thick creme fraiche, sugar, chestnut cream and vanilla extract. Remove the tin from the fridge and pour this mix onto the biscuit base.

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  • Finely grated zest of 7 lemons and the juice of 3 lemons
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I’ve been craving a really good baked ricotta cheesecake lately, but after having a disappointingly bouncy and ‘squeaky’ one recently, I was feeling a bit picky about it. I wanted it above all to be simple — no water baths, or covering your cake tin in foil, and not even a crust, none of this having to crush biscuits with a rolling pin and press the crumbs into a tin! I just wanted a creamy, lemony, fluffy cheesecake that I could stir with a fork in one bowl and bake. Then I thought, wouldn’t it be nice to do it without any flour, so it can be suitable for gluten free or flour intolerant needs (there are just a few spoonfuls of cornstarch but you could do away with that too if you don’t have it).

In case you’re looking for that too, here she is. I’m calling her “ricotta al forno,” simply, “baked ricotta”.

The key, I should warn you, in such a simple recipe that showcases the ricotta, is that you really do need to get proper ricotta – something very fresh, possibly made that same day, thick, creamy curds stable enough to hold up in a mound, weeping with whey. There is nothing like the fresh creamy ricotta that I am lucky enough to have access to every day in Italy and I know it may not be as easy in other places to get the good stuff, but if you can, look for it in an Italian grocer or delicatessen where the sight of a large, wobbly mound of ricotta in the glass counter will tell you you’re in the right place — or even better, get it from your local artisan cheesemaker. Another option is to “make your own” ricotta-like fresh curd (made with milk rather than whey), which is a little more work but certainly worthwhile for a delicious outcome in this very simple recipe.

An aside about industrial ricotta. Don’t use it. There is no point in cooking with ricotta out of a tub from the supermarket that has a suspiciously far away use by date (the real thing should be eaten quite quickly, a matter of a few days). Industrially produced ricotta has a different texture, the curds don’t separate from the whey, in fact there may be no visible curds at all and it often is too runny, with a consistency of yoghurt. Often these tubs also have thickeners or gums (that dubious additive carrageenan, for example, which serves to hold in the liquid rather than have it drain out like real ricotta naturally does). When these are cooked, these additives give the dish, whatever it may be, an unpleasantly grainy texture. Real freshly made ricotta is incredibly creamy, and is never grainy. I can guarantee you that absolutely a decent ricotta will make or break this very simple recipe — and any recipe you use that calls for ricotta.

Now that we have that straight, this baked ricotta is so delicious on its own but if you do want to dress her up, one suggestion is some gently simmered, lightly sweetened berries (or fresh ones) and a blob of unsweetened cream (heavy cream is lovely but in Florence it’s near impossible to come across, so I use single pouring cream, shaken in a jar until thickened). Even a simple dusting of powdered sugar could be nice.

Ricotta al forno (Baked ricotta cake)

150 grams sugar
2 eggs, beaten
4 level tablespoons (30 grams) of potato starch (fecola di patate) or cornstarch, sifted
500 grams fresh ricotta
60 ml (1/4 cup) single cream
zest and juice of 2 organic/not treated lemons

Heat oven to 165C (330 F). In a bowl, combine the sugar, eggs and starch (potato starch or cornstarch give a tender crumb to cakes and happen to be gluten free, but if you don’t have either handy, try it without). Whisk together until smooth and lump-free. Add the ricotta, stirring through (break it up with a fork first if it is very firm) until well combined, then stir through the cream then lemon zest and juice until smooth. Pour the batter into a 20-22cm cake tin, buttered and lined with parchment paper and bake for 45-50 minutes or until golden brown on top and with the slightest wobble.


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Most factory-made ricotta, like the Polly-O brand, is produced from cows’ milk and has a fine-grained curd its mild flavor and consistent texture, achieved by the addition of stabilizers like gums, makes it a good choice for lasagne and other cooked dishes. Get the recipe for Classic Lasagna »

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Ricotta Yogurt Salep Cheesecake with Strawberry Balsamic Sauce

Ingredients (makes a 9 inch cake)

450g ricotta or cottage cheese
1 1/3 cup yogurt
2 eggs
1/3 cup salep mix (or almond meal)
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup bitter orange peel jam soaked in brandy
(or sultanas and citrus peels)

For the shortcrust pastry

110g butter, chilled and cut in cubes
80g caster sugar
1 egg yolk
220g plain flour (1 2/3 cup)
liquid from the soaked brandy

1. Make the crust: Pulse the flour and sugar, and then with butter until it resembles crumbles. Add egg yolk and liquid and process for a few seconds till the dough comes together. Take it out onto a lightly floured work surface and make it into a ball and chill in the fridge for 30mins at least.

2. Preheat the oven to 180’C and roll out half the dough and place the 9 inch-springform cake tin on it and cut around the edge to fit into the base. Bake for 10 mins and cool.

3. Butter the sides of the tin and roll out the other half of the dough and cut into three strips. Simply roll each strip and lay each along the side of the tin, pressing into the tin to join the edges.

4. Making the filling: Beat the eggs with half the sugar until pale and fluffy. Beat the cheese and yogurt with the remaining sugar until smooth. Add salep powder or almond meal and beat well to mix.

5. Spread the fruit jam on the base and pour in the filling. Bake for 1 hour.

6. In the meanwhile, make the sauce by boiling strawberries with 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar and 1 Tbsp brown sugar. Dissolve 1/2 tsp salep in warm water and add it to the sauce and gently stir to thicken the sauce – only do this if you plan to make strawberry glaze. Otherwise, simply serve it with the sauce.