Raspberry Ricotta Cheesecake (Lower Fat Version)

Total Time
4hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 4 hrs

From Ellie Krieger. Considerably less fat but still lovely flavor and texture. Make sure to use the reduced fat and not the fat free sour cream and cream cheese. I have also simply pureed and strained rasberries and used that in place of the jam.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. Coat a 9-inch, leakproof springform pan with cooking spray.
  3. In a food processor, puree the ricotta until smooth and creamy. Add the sour cream, cream cheese, eggs, sugar, flour, vanilla, orange zest and salt and process until well blended.
  4. Pour into the prepared pan and bake until the center is just set, 50 to 55 minutes.
  5. Transfer the pan to a wire rack to cool, then cover and chill in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours before removing it from the pan. The cheesecake will be about 2 inches high.
  6. In a small saucepan, bring the jam and liqueur to a boil over low heat, stirring constantly, until smooth.
  7. Brush the top of the cheesecake with the jam mixture, then top with raspberries, flat side down. The cake should be stored in the refrigerator, where it will keep for 2 or 3 days.

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