At Paolo’s Table – Torta di Ricotta e Limone

Favourite Recipes, Lifestyle

Over the past few weeks Paolo has been busy cooking and baking up a storm whilst working from home. This is one of his favourite recipes: Torte di Ricotta e Limone / Ricotta & Lemon Tart.

You will need:

  • 250g Ricotta Cheese
  • 150g Sugar
  • 200g Self-raising flour
  • 2 Large eggs (separate yolks from whites)
  • 80g Butter
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla essence
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon


  • Preheat the oven to 180 C.
  • Butter a 9.5″ cake ring and set aside.
  • Stir together the ricotta and sugar.
  • Slowly, spoon in the butter, egg yolks, flour, lemon zest & juice and the vanilla essence. Mix well!
  • In another bowl, beat the egg whites to a stiff peak and incorporate slowly to the mixture.
  • Spoon into the cake ring and bake for 35-40 minutes.
  • Leave to cool before removing the cake from the ring tin.
  • Sprinkle with icing sugar and decorate with a few sprigs of mint!

We would love to see your versions! Use #paolostable on Instagram and tag @paolomoschinoltd or @paolomoschino. Bon appetit!


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