Baked ricotta and lavender cheesecake

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By: Frank Bordoni From: Market Kitchen

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This recipe is classed as intermediate

Rating 3.25 / 5 (20 votes)

Prep time:
10 min
Cook time:
35 min

Frank Bordoni stirs up a sweet sensation with this fabulous lavender infused cheesecake on a delicious almond sponge base


1. To make the sponge, set the oven to 220°C/gas 8. Put the three whole eggs, almonds and icing sugar into a bowl and beat until creamy and smooth. 2. In a separate bowl whisk the egg whites with the caster sugar until stiff. Add the melted butter and flour into the egg mixture and gently fold in the egg white. 3. Pour into a lightly greased 23cm spring form tin and bake in the oven for five minutes. 4. For the filling, place the egg yolks, ricotta, lemon juice and zest, cornflour, lavender syrup and butter into a large bowl and beat until thick and smooth. 5. Whisk the egg whites until stiff, and then gently fold them into the ricotta mixture. 6. Spoon the mixture over the cooked sponge base. 7. Reduce the oven temperature to 180°C/gas 4 and cook for about 30 minutes, until set. 8. Leave to cool completely before turning out, and then chill in the refrigerator until ready to serve. 9. Decorate with dried lavender.

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i might have mispelled deserts,im trying to say it will come in handy about the cheesecake in my belly ordeal,the other mistake is i hope yall feel the same way i do about cheesecake like i do,my mistake.

bobbyH33318 bobbyH33318  Posted 17 Mar 2011 9:04 PM

cheesecakes is one of my favorite pies or cakes what ever its status is,status in this way is -is cheesecake a pie or cake.well its one my favorite deserts so this cheesecake will come handy for my belly,thank yall 4 yall the way im bobby harris hope yall the same way about cheesecake like i do.

bobbyH33318 bobbyH33318  Posted 17 Mar 2011 8:56 PM

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@ngmunchkin @ngmunchkin  Posted 20 Jun 2009 4:27 PM

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Big-Col Big-Col Posted 28 Aug 2008 11:28 AM

Try for the Lavender Syrup.

UKTV Food User UKTV Food User Posted 27 Aug 2008 8:11 AM

Where can you get lavender syrup in the UK? It may be difficult - the local Morrison's doesn't even stock coffee syrup, so sourcing lavender syrup may be tricky.

Cumbers Cumbers Posted 25 Aug 2008 8:38 PM