Total Time
1hr 35mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

This is a novel tasting cheesecake that goes great with pasta. It is not a "sweet" cheesecake.


  1. making the batter:.
  2. In blender beat ricotta until smooth.
  3. Beat in sugar.
  4. add eggs 1 at a time.
  5. On slow speed:.
  6. stir in rum, vanilla and orange rind
  7. preparation of pan:.
  8. cut wax paper to fix bottom of springform pan.
  9. butter bottom and sides of pan.
  10. pour batter into pan.
  11. bake 350 degrees for 1 hour and 15 minutes.