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Easter pie (pastiera) is found all over Italy, but its origins are Neapolitan.
Make and share this Pastiera (Italian Easter Pie) recipe from Food.com.
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
- Crack the eggs into a large bowl and beat until well blended. Beat in the sugar, then stir in the ricotta, lemon juice and rind until thoroughly incorporated.
- Add the cream and stir until smooth and creamy. Fold in the rice, then stir in the cinnamon. Pour the filling into the pie crust.
- Place in the oven and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean and the top is nicely browned (45-60 minutes). Let cool completely on a wire rack before serving.