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ITALIAN EASTER CAKE (TORTA PASQUALINA)

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Historically an Easter dessert, this ricotta cheesecake is now eaten all year round throughout Italy and Spain as the household’s go-to quick weeknight dessert if the kids deserve a treat.

Impress your friends and family by baking an extraordinary and authentic-tasting Italian cheesecake.

Historically an Easter dessert, this ricotta cheesecake is now eaten all year round throughout Italy and Spain as the household’s go-to quick weeknight dessert if the kids deserve a treat.

These lemon squares are a creamy twist of the classic recipe that you have to taste to believe.

This traditional recipe originated in Liguria was, as the name said, ready for Easter, when families use to make an outdoor picnic celebrating the Christian festivity and the coming of spring.

The most traditional Easter treat is the schiacciata di pasqua, a fluffy, sweet bread scented with the unmistakably Tuscan aroma of aniseed.

Soft and sweet Italian bread that is twisted and formed into wreaths with a dyed Easter egg in the middle. 

Rice pie is traditionally served alongside ricotta pie for Easter Sunday dessert, but I’ll let you in on a secret: the best time to eat it is Monday morning.