This Strawberry Ricotta Cake is the most delicious Italian-inspired dessert. The rich ricotta provides the cake with perfect moisture and density and the strawberries make the flavor pop. It’s almost like a combination between a cake and a cheesecake.
This Blackberry Ricotta Cake is the most delicious Italian-inspired dessert. The rich ricotta provides the cake with perfect moisture and density and the blackberries make the flavor pop. It’s like the best combination of cake and cheesecake.
This whipped lemon ricotta cheesecake is rich and luscious and takes so little effort to make. This unique cheesecake is light, creamy, airy, a touch buttery, lightly sweetened, and perfectly hinted with fresh lemon and vanilla. The best part? There’s no fancy water bath required!
Ricotta Crumb Bars. The super tender crust just melts in your mouth and the cheesecake-like center is much more delicate and soft than a traditional cheesecake made with cream cheese. The crumb topping gives these simple treats a “bakery” finishing touch.
Silky smooth and bursting with flavor, this Orange Ricotta Cheesecake is a total showstopper!!! Top with orange infused cranberry sauce for the ultimate holiday dessert! Bonus: this can be made ahead of time and frozen for up to two months.
Creamy Italian Ricotta Cheesecake. It’s the perfect recipe to share with a crowd, and it’s make-ahead friendly, meaning you can bake it well in advance and just pull it out of the freezer the night before you plan on serving it!
A creamy ricotta filling with a hint of lemon and almond is baked inside of a sweet Italian pie pastry. Typically served on Easter, but not exclusively, this Ricotta Pie is the star of the show at any meal.
Many of these ricotta desserts can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for a few days or even in the freezer. Simply check the individual recipes for full storing instructions and details on how to make ahead.
ℹ️ Ricotta FAQs
How Long Does Ricotta Cheese Last?
Once opened, that tub of ricotta cheese should be consumed within 3 to 5 days.
Can you Freeze Ricotta Cheese?
You can freeze ricotta cheese, however, the texture will change once frozen. Frozen ricotta is best in recipes where it is baked, like in this Cheese Manicotti or Ricotta Cake.
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