Ricotta Pie with Dark Chocolate and Cherries

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Mouthwatering and irresistible, this recipe for Dark Chocolate and Ricotta Pie is subtly sweet and creamy with hints of citrusy lemon, chunks of dark chocolate, and a layer of cherry preserves that are paired with a buttery crust.

What Makes This Italian Ricotta Pie Recipe So Good?

- So Easy to Make - Light in Flavor - Versatile


How to make Ricotta Pie with Dark Chocolate and Cherries 


Place Flour On Cutting Board: First, separate the eggs. Next, on the cutting board, create a “well” with the flour.


Prepare The Dough: Add the butter, sugar, egg yolks, and a pinch of salt to the center of the “well” in the flour.


Add The Lemon Zest: Using a grater, grate the fresh lemon zest into the “well” of the flour.


Knead The Dough: Next, knead the dough on the wooden cutting board until it turns into a smooth and tight ball. Wrap the dough ball in saran wrap and chill.


Make The Filling: In a large mixing bowl, using a wooden spoon, mix the ricotta until smooth and add sugar, egg, and the zest of a lemon.

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