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                             ITALIAN CHEESECAKE
 
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 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cakes                            Cheese
                 Desserts                         Cheesecakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -----CRUST-----
    1       x            Shortbread -- See Recipe # 22
    1       x            Use Ameretto and Lemon Rind
                         -----CHEESECAKE-----
    3 1/4   c            Riccotta Cheese -- 30 Oz
    4       ea           Eggs -- Large
      2/3   c            Sugar -- Granulated
      1/4   c            Unbleached Flour
      1/4   c            Ameretto Liqueur
    3       tb           Golden Raisins
    1       tb           Candied Orange Rind -- *
    1       tb           Candied Lemon Rind -- *
 
   *    Finely Chop the fruit rinds.
   Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.  Press the ricotta
   through a sieve.  In a large mixing bowl, beat
   together the drained cheese, eggs, sugar, and flour.
   Stir in the liqueur, raisins and fruits.  Pour the
   mixture into the prepared crust and bake for 1 hour.
   Remove the cake from the oven and cool to room
   temperature.  Chill before serving.
  
 
 
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