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Ricotta Cheesecake

Susan Hougui |

This gorgeous gluten-free ricotta cheesecake is sure to make any celebration truly special.



  • 1 package of GeeFree Puff Pastry Dough
  • gluten-free flour for dusting
  • 2 lbs. ricotta cheese
  • 6 eggs, large
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, pure
  • 1/2 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 tablespoon orange zest
  • 1/8 cup orange juice

Additional Tools

  • 9-inch springform pan


  1. Bring all ingredients to room temperature. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Make filling first. Add all ingredients (except puff pastry dough and flour for dusting) into a large mixing bowl and use an electric mixer to combine. Filling should look smooth.
  3. Grease springform pan.
  4. Dust the countertop. Take dough and roll it out to approximately 1/8 inch thick. Cut dough large enough to reach the rim of pan. Carefully place dough into pan and press into sides. Pour the filling into the baking pan. With a sharp knife cut any excess dough, leaving a half inch of dough above the surface of the filling.
  5. Bake for 1.5 to 2 hours or until set and slightly browned on top.
  6. Let cool on the counter for at least 2 hours then remove from pan. Refrigerate overnight.
  7. Garnish with whipped cream, confectioner's sugar, or anything you can think of.

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