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Delicious dessert recipes with ricotta

A light and creamy texture makes ricotta the perfect base to many a dessert. Plus, it's relatively inexpensive to buy, making it our go-to choice when baking up a storm. Here, we've gathered our favourite sweet ricotta recipes for your inspiration so have a quick browse and enjoy!

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    Italian ricotta cheesecake

    Indulge in this decadent tradition Italian ricotta cheesecake for dessert tonight - rich, sweet and so delicious!

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    Waffles with marmalade ricotta

    Indulge your taste buds with these decadent waffles with marmalade ricotta - the perfect treat for brunch or morning tea!

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    Dark chocolate & ricotta mousse

    The best thing about this chocolate mousse is that it can be served the minute it is made. If you do wish to make it a day ahead, refrigerate, covered, then bring to room temperature before serving. You could also top each serving with cherries.

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    Baked ricotta tartlets

    These tasty tartlets can easily be made in advance and quickly prepared for impromptu dinner parties. Don't be scared of making the pastry; it is very forgiving, so if it cracks press in back together. If it feels too soft to handle, refrigerate for a few minutes.

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    Date, ricotta and polenta cake

    This is the perfect cake to serve at the end of an Italian meal, or with a cup of espresso when friends drop by in the late afternoon.

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    Apple and ricotta fritters

    Tossed in cinnamon sugar and drizzled with maple syrup, these dreamy ricotta fritters are a casual yet sophisticated dessert.

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    Ricotta and chocolate cheesecake with grapes

    This indulgence chocolate cheesecake recipe is made even more sweet with the addition of rich ricotta cheese. We've also swirled through juicy grapes and runny honey for a burst of natural sweetness.

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    Ricotta pancakes

    Serve up these simple, fluffy ricotta pancakes with sliced fresh fruit and a drizzle of syrup for a delightful brunch for your loved ones this weekend.

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