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Ricotta Almond Torte

Photo by: Joseph De Leo
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Recipe

Yield: Serves 8

Ingredients

  • 5 eggs, separated
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup chopped candied orange peel or citron
  • ¼ cup chopped semisweet chocolate
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 cup ground slivered almonds
  • 1 (15 ounce) container ricotta cheese
  • Pinch cream of tartar
  • Powdered sugar
  • Shaved chocolate

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Grease and flour a 10-inch pie plate.

2. Beat egg yolks and sugar until pale yellow and very thick. Fold in the orange peel or citron, chopped chocolate, lemon zest and ground almonds. Puree the ricotta in the food processor or through a food mill and fold into yolk mixture.

3. Beat egg whites with cream of tartar until stiff but, not dry. Fold whites into yolk mixture gently but thoroughly. Pour into prepared dish and bake 45 minutes or until set and lightly browned. Sift powdered sugar over all and garnish with shaved chocolate. Serve warm or at room temperature.


© 2005 Phillis M. Carey
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information does not include powdered sugar or shaved chocolate.

327kcal (16%)
164mg (16%)
0mg (1%)
107mcg RAE (4%)
222mg
52mg
13g
26g
2g
31g
159mg (53%)
93mg (4%)
7g (34%)
18g (28%)
1mg (8%)
 

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