Italian Cheesecake

READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
Recipe by JPsBarbie

This was my Nonna's recipe. We always had this for the holidays. It is my favorite cheesecake because it doesn't have a crust. The most important thing is to NOT open the oven door.

Top Review by catshawn70

While this recipe was very tasty, seemed a bit too grainy from the ricotta. I will definitely be making it again but think I may not add as much ricotta. Nevertheless though, this is a definite repeat make recipe, thanks so much for sharing such an easy recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grease and flour 10" spring form pan.
  2. Mix the ricotta, sugar, and cream cheese together.
  3. Add 6 eggs (one at a time and mixing between each), flour, and sour cream, lemon juice, and vanilla.
  4. Pour batter into pan and bake 1 hour at 350.
  5. Turn oven off and leave the cake in the oven for another hour. DO NOT OPEN OVEN!
  6. Cool completely and spread with 1 jar of pineapple or cherry preserves, fresh strawberries, or any other topping of your choice.

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