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Easy Baked Cheese Cake in Se7en Steps…

April 9th, 2010 · 10 Comments

During a moment of peaceful surfing over the Easter weekend I discovered that their is such a thing as Easter Pie and their is a sweet and savory version… Anyway we decided to make our own sweet version, and this is what we came up with – a baked cheese pie – Yummy!!!

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Let’s Meet The Players:

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  • For the pie crust:

    • A packet of filo pastry.
    • And some melted butter.
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  • For the Filling:
    • 1 cup of Castor Sugar.
    • 4 Eggs
    • A Dash of Vanilla Essence. (Not in the photograph – but I always forget something!!!)
    • 2 Cups of Ricotta Cheese

Let’s Play The Game:

  1. Set up you pie base in your pie dish in the usual way for a filo pastry pie. Place a sheet of pastry in the dish and paint it with melted butter and repeat until you have a couple of buttered sheets and there is no trace of the pie dish.
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  3. In your mixer bowl, measure your sugar and add your eggs.
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  5. Beat them together until they are fluffy and light. Add your dash of vanilla essence, this is the same as vanilla extract.
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  7. Add in your ricotta cheese.
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  9. Mix the cheese into your filling.
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  11. Add your mixture to your waiting pie shell. Trim any wild excess off the pie crust.
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  13. Bake at 180 degrees Celsius or 350 degrees Fahrenheit for about half an hour or until your pie filling is set and just starting to brown.
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    Yum, yum you are done!!!

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I have always wanted to make a baked cheese cake and thought they were so difficult!!! Well this was so easy I couldn’t believe it!!! Really it’s worth a try!!!

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