*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             TUSCAN CHEESECAKE
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Italian                          Cheesecakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3       lb           Ricotta cheese
    8                    Eggs
    2       c            Sugar
    1       c            Milk
    2                    Oranges, grated zest only
    2                    Lemons, grated zest only
    2 2/3   oz           Grand mariner
    1       tb           Clarified butter
      1/4   c            Plain bread crumbs
 
   TIME DOES NOT INCLUDE COOLING AND REFRIGERATION.
   
   1.  Preheat oven to 350 F.
   
   2. Beat ricotta cheese with blender until smooth. Add
   eggs, sugar, and milk. Blend until well-mixed and
   smooth. Add orange and lemon zest and Grand Mariner.
   Mix well.
   
   3.Grease one cheesecake pan with butter and coat
   lightly with bread crumbs. Fill pan 3/4 of the way
   with cheesecake mixture. Set pan in a larger pan
   filled half full with water and bake 1-1/4 hours.
   
   4.Turn oven off, leaving the cake within.  Let stand
   for one hour. Remove, let cool, and refrigerate.  This
   moist, light, and fluffy cheesecake is truly ''la
   dolce vita''.
  
 
 
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