Ricotta GF Cheese Cake


This recipe was published years ago in our blog connected to  our Toscana Mia Cooking School web site.As we now closed that blog  we want to offer this recipe here : it is great in many occasion and perfect for a typical Italian  breakfast.It is a traditional Italian cheese cake with the great advantage that is simple  and completely Gluten Free.

Servings  12  Ingredients : 

  • 1 Kilogram ricotta cheese           
  • 300 grams of sugar
  • 7 egg yolks –
  • 50 grams coarsely grated dark chocolate           
  • a pinch of fine salt
  • Decoration icing sugar /confectioners’ sugar


  • To start with, a day before  drain the ricotta cheese  ,place it in a bowl with  sugar and salt and work them together until you have a cream.
  • Keep it in the refrigerator  for the night.


  • The day after add the egg yolks and the  chocolate to the cream   and  mix well .
  • Preheat the oven  at 160°C (320°F).Cover the base of a spring form pan with a piece of parchment paper.
  • Then pour the cream in it and  bake  it  in the oven  for 1 hour.
  • Then remove the cake  from the oven  and leave it to cool.
  • When it is  cooler, remove it from the pan and to decorate, sprinkle the top with the icing /confectioner’s sugar.

And now serve it with a good Cappuccino !


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