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Italian Ricotta Pie

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“This is an old Italian recipe that is usually made for the holidays, particularly for Easter, but is good any time of the year. Note that baking time is actually 1 hour and 20 minutes. When I enter that in the cook time, it comes out as a crazy fraction.”
READY IN:
1hr 25mins
SERVES:
10
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. To make crust, mix flour and salt in medium bowl.
  2. Cut in butter until mixture looks like coarse crumbs.
  3. Stir in egg yolk and water.
  4. Roll out, place crust in 10" glass pie plate and flute the edges.
  5. For filling, combine ricotta cheese, flour, salt, lemon and orange rinds and vanilla.
  6. Beat in eggs and add sugar gradually.
  7. Pour filling into crust and bake at 350° until firm and light brown (approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes).

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