Chocolate Ricotta Cheesecake

This is based on Lidia Bastianich’s recipe

Ingredients:

2 bars of good quality dark chocolate (don’t use chocolate chips)

1/4 cup cream

2 eggs

1/4 cup sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 container ricotta cheese, drained

1 teaspoon orange zest

Directions:

1 – Melt the chocolate in the double broiler on very low heat, stirring frequently.

2 – Add the cream and remove the chocolate mixture from the stove top.

3 – In a separate bowl beat the eggs, sugar, salt and orange zest and add to the chocolate mixture.

4 – Pour in a greased Springform pan and bake in a 375 degree oven.

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