Ricotta Pie with Amarena Cherries
Ricotta Pie with Amarena Cherries
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    Okay, this is actually a cheesecake, but it's so creamy and light that you won't care what it's called, you'll just ask for more.

    Ingredients

    • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, slightly cooled, plus more for pan
    • 1 cup slivered almonds
    • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
    • 1/3 cup sugar
    • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 2 large egg yolks
    • 12 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
    • 1 1/2 cups whole-milk fresh ricotta
    • 3/4 cup sour cream
    • 1 large egg
    • 3/4 cup sugar
    • 3/4 teaspoon almond extract
    • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
    • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated orange zest
    • Amarena or Italian maraschino cherries (for serving)
    • A 9-inch-diameter springform pan

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 526 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 36 g 54.94%
    • Saturated Fat: 18 g 91.8%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 95 mg 31.72%
    • Sodium: 404 mg 16.85%
    • Calcium: 207 mg 20.74%
    • Potassium: 218 mg 6.22%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 7.64%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 41 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 8.19%
    • Sugar: 23 g
    • Protein: 14 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 19.45%
    • Vitamin C 0.64%
    • Vitamin D 1.16%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat7
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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