Orange, Ricotta and Rosemary Cheesecake Flan Recipe | Legendairy

Orange, Ricotta and Rosemary Cheesecake Flan


6
Medium
15 MINS
1 HR

+ Cooling Time

Cheesecakes are always a big hit for dessert and this one is no different. Made with ricotta and yoghurt it makes a refreshing change from traditional cream cheese based cheesecakes and is served with syrupy oranges spiked with rosemary.

INGREDIENTS

  • 100ml cream
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 2 sprigs rosemary
  • 500g tub ricotta
  • 200g Greek style yoghurt
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated orange rind
  • icing sugar and Greek style yoghurt, to serve
Syrupy Oranges
  • 1 cup caster sugar, extra
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 oranges, thinly sliced
  • 3 sprigs rosemary, extra, broken into clusters

METHOD

  1. Bring cream, honey, orange juice and rosemary sprigs to a gentle simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and stand for 15 minutes, until cooled slightly. Remove rosemary sprigs.
  2. Process in a food processor cooled mixture with ricotta, yoghurt, eggs and orange rind. Pour into a baking paper lined 24cm springform pan. Bake at 180°C for 50 minutes or until set, cool in oven.
  3. For Syrupy Oranges, bring sugar, honey and water to a simmer, add oranges and rosemary clusters, gently simmer for 20 minutes. Cool oranges in the syrup.
  4. Remove cheesecake from pan and slide on a serving platter. Top with oranges, rosemary clusters and some of the syrup. Serve with yoghurt and a dusting of icing sugar.

HANDY TIPS

Keep Syrupy Oranges refrigerated in a sealed container for 2-3 weeks, they are delicious served with other cakes, yoghurt or cream.

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