Ricotta Pie

Ricotta Pie
Recipe type: pizza
  • 1 pound ricotta, drained of any excess water
  • 2 extra-large eggs, lightly beaten
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unbleached flour
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated lemon zest
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 9-inch pre-baked pie crust
  1. Preheat the oven to 375 F. In a bowl, combine the ricotta, eggs, sugar, flour, lemon zest, lemon juice, vanilla extract and cream or milk.
  2. Beat well with a spoon.
  3. Pour the filling into the baked pie crust.
  4. Smooth the top with a rubber spatula.
  5. Set the pie on a cookie sheet and bake on the center shelf of the oven for 40-45 min., until the center is just set and the pie is golden brown.
  6. Let stand for 15 min. before serving.