Spoon Cheesecake

Spoon Cheesecake

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  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 ounce cream cheese
  • 1 pound ricotta
  • Zest and juice of one lemon
  • Pinch nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 ounces mascarpone cheese
  • 2 tablespoons candied orange peel (optional)


Cream together the sugar and cream cheese. In a food processor, puree the ricotta with lemon zest, lemon juice and nutmeg. Combine and mix together the cream cheese and ricotta. Mix in mascarpone and candied orange peel.

Put into pretty glasses and chill. Garnish with fresh berries and biscotti or your choice of cookie.

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