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Nona Grace's Sicilian Ricotta Cheesecake

Nona Grace's Sicilian Ricotta Cheesecake

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6 eggs
1 cup sugar
1tsp vanilla
1/2 cup flour
3 lb. fresh ricotta
1/2 cup of bitter sweet chocolate chips
Juice of 1 orange (optional)
Zest of one orange (optional)


In a bowl, mix egg, sugar, flour till blended. Add vanilla, orange juice, zest and chocolate chips, mix well. Fold in the ricotta cheese. Prepare a 9 or 10 inch spring form pan. Spray with nonstick spray. Pour in the batter. Preheat oven to 375. Bake the cake for 60 minutes and let cool on the rack for about 40 minutes. Put into the refrigerator, or serve right away. Garnish with fresh strawberries and powdered sugar.

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