Sweet Italian Easter Pie

Sweet Italian Easter Pie

Italian Easter Pie

This Sweet Italian Easter Pie is light and creamy, with a sweet crunchy pie crust, almost like a sugar cookie!  The ricotta filling is light and has a gentle orange zest that enhances the decadent chocolate chips.  Such an elegant dessert, but honestly one of the easiest pies I’ve made in a long time.

There is no pie crust rolling involved!  I’ve adapted the recipe (that makes two ricotta pies) to a tart pan, and then the second pie which is smaller, into a regular pie plate.  You can adjust the sugar too.  The original recipe calls for 1 cup of sugar in the filling, but I reduced it to 1/2 cup and it’s just perfect!  You can either halve the ingredients, or make both and freeze one!  Which is what I did and then took it into work.

You will need: Ricotta cheese (3 – 475g containers) 7 eggs, white sugar, vanilla, an orange for zesting, flour, baking powder, vegetable oil, dark chocolate chips

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Homemade Lemon Meringue Pie | Lemony Delicious!

Homemade Lemon Meringue Pie | Lemony Delicious!

Homemade Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe from scratch. Fresh lemon flavour that isn’t too sweet but just right.  The mile high meringue of course is what makes lemon meringue pie so special.  You cook the lemon pie filling on your stove stop, and pour it into an all butter pie crust.  Sound good so far?   Then while the filling is set aside to cool, get out the chilled egg whites and beat them into stiff, foamy peaks, and toast it lightly in the oven to get that gorgeous toasted effect.  Follow my tips and you will be asked to bring your homemade lemon meringue pie to the next family get together.

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Cranberry Cherry Tarts With Almond Glaze

Cranberry Cherry Tarts With Almond Glaze

Sweet juicy cherries and tangy cranberries are a perfect combination for a holiday dessert – Thanksgiving or Christmas!  Just look at these little Cranberry Cherry Tarts topped with an Almond Glaze.  Just like a cranberry mini pie right?  That delicious buttery pie crust creates a melt in your mouth tart, just the right size after an enormous holiday meal.  Not too sweet, not too tart, and just the perfect little morsel.  We think the almond glaze takes these cranberry pies to a whole different level, don’t you?  And I’ll show you my no fail pie crust recipe, really making these mini pies is just so easy.  And you will wow your holiday guests with these exquisite little desserts.
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Rustic Pear & Blueberry Galette

Rustic Pear & Blueberry Galette

Rustic Pear Galette with Blueberries looks so elegant, your guests will think you’ve spent hours slaving in the kitchen!  Well you can always dust a little flour on your nose, just for effect you know?  I will share this amazing recipe with you, including a link to an amazing pie crust video (now don’t be scared) making pie crust is dead easy.  Then all you have to do is slice up some pears, toss in the a bowl with sugar and spices and voila! Your very own Rustic Pear Galette with Blueberries.  It’s a showstopper, I promise.
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