Join Rossella and her Nonna Romana they make a delicious Ricotta Cheesecake. A simple recipe that Nonna Romana learned from her mother Regina.

A sweet and moist Ricotta Cake with a lovely scent of orange and lemon. To be made not only at Christmas but for every special occasion as well.
For the Cake:
3 pounds fresh ricotta cheese
8 large eggs
1/2 pound sugar
2 oranges, zest only
butter for coating bottom and sides of pan.

In a bowl mix together all the ingredients very well. Coat the bottom and sides of a 9″ springform pan with butter.

Pour the mix in the springform pan. Bake for 30 minutes at 425F then continue baking for an additional 40 minutes at 380F. Let it cool and serve.

Recipe by Cooking with Nonna