Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 4 1/2 cups ricotta cheese

  2. 1 tablespoon butter

  3. 8 eggs

  4. 2 1/2 cups sugar grated zest of

  5. 2 large lemons

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preparation : 1. Strain ricotta through cheesecloth or in a fine-mesh sieve for 1 hour.

  2. Preheat oven to 350*F. Butter an 8-inch square baking pan. Line bottom of pan with buttered parchment paper and set aside.

  3. Whisk together eggs, sugar, strained ricotta, and lemon zest in a medium bowl. Pour into prepared pan. Bake until dark brown on top and a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, about 1 hour and 15 minutes.

  4. Allow to cool 20 minutes; run a knife around sides of pan, turn out on large plate, peel off paper, then turn cake face up and serve.


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