A properly baked ricotta cheesecake has a lovely texture and concentrated milk flavor. Leaving it in a turned-off oven for an hour lets it finish cooking gently, without risk of cracking. This cheesecake gets an extra lift from a shiny glaze of blood orange marmalade.... Read More
For dairy connoisseurs, the best cake is a cheese cake. Or cheesecake. Mix in whatever gets you riled up, such as chocolate, raspberry, Nutella, caramel, mango puree or what-have-you, but what matters most is that you've incorporated cheese — two kinds! — into cake. And not just with a cream cheese, buttercream, or whipped cream frosting. Although, we love those too. Cream cheese and whole-milk ricotta lend a semi-light texture to this blood orange marmalade cheesecake. The shiny, sweet marmalade topping and ground almond biscotti crust set this cake apart from the rest of its cheesy counterparts.