Ricotta Cheese Pie II Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 1)
Reviewed: Jun. 2, 2001
This is a great Easter reciped. Top with fresh pureed strawberries. Don't prebake the shells, or you'll end up driving 20 miles into town to pick up fresh ones!
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Reviewed: Jul. 16, 2004
This is an interesting pie - certainly doesn't resemble cheese cake, but it's good in it's own right. I did have a little trouble getting the inside of the pie to cook all the way. It definitely didn't look very pretty - I would recommend topping it with something. I topped it with fresh strawberries and blueberries. If you're looking for a lighter dessert, this one is a good choice.
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Reviewed: Apr. 22, 2011
Loved it. This is a custard-style pie, not the drier ricotta pies I have had from bakeries. I modified the recipe and am happy with my results. The biggest improvement: I used a small whisk to push the custard through a sieve prior to baking. It took away most lumpiness and made a silkier pie. You can still feel the ricotta texture but its blended into the custard. I also added 1 tsp. vanilla, was liberal with the lemon and sugar and only lightly beat the whites. I used 1 cup light cream and 1 cup milk (its what i had on hand) and all proportions were great. I know I made a lot of changes - even if you follow it exactly definitely spend the extra 10 minutes to push through a sieve. I topped it with fresh berries and it was a hit for Easter. Another big tip is to cool it thoroughly (several hours or overnight) at room temperature before refrigerating to avoid the 'sweating' effect.
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