Italian Holiday Pie
Ingredients1 h 15 m servings 354 cals
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
- Beat the eggs, sugar, lemon zest, and vanilla together in a mixing bowl until light colored and fluffy, about 10 minutes. Pour in the milk and cream; continue beating to make a smooth mixture. Stir in the ricotta cheese and cherries until evenly blended. Pour into the pie shells.
- Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C), and bake until set, about 50 minutes more. Cool on racks. When pies are completely cool, dust with confectioners' sugar, and decorate by placing 1 whole cherry in the center of each pie.
Per Serving: 354 calories; 20.2 g fat; 31.5 g carbohydrates; 11.8 g protein; 132 mg cholesterol; 242 mg sodium. Full nutrition
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I halfed this recipe and served it at a Christmas party with friends. The ricotta made a very nice texture, with good flavor, but we did not care too much for the candied cherries. I think it ...
I made this for easter and instead of using cherries I used a can of crushed pineapple~What a fabulous pie!!! My husband has requested it for his birthday instead of cake!!! Top it with some whi...