- March 5, 2011 at 11:55 am #291920
Source Olive garden
Chocolate Ricotta Pie
1 1/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
1/2 cup melted butter
2 Tbsp granulated sugar
1 lb ricotta cheese
3/4 cup confectioner’s sugar
1 tsp almond extract
1 cup toasted almonds
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1 1/4 cup heavy cream
pre-heat oven to 375F.
MIX graham cracker crumbs, butter and sugar together in a bowl. Shape inside 9” pie plate. If crust is too crumbly, add a small amount of butter so crumbs will hold together.
Bake at 375 for 8-9 minutes, until lightly browned. Allow to cool.
combine ricotta, confectioner’s sugar, and almond extract in a bowl and set aside.
combine almonds and chocolate. chop together in a food processor; do not chop too fine.
fold together cheese mix and chopped almond & chocolate and chill.
whip heavy cream until stiff.
fold into ricotta and chocolate mix half at a time.
spoon into chilled crust and let sit overnight before serving.
serve with chocolate sauce, if desired.
source: olive garden
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