Ricotta Cake is a sweet very simple and quick to prepare.
With a few, but wholesome ingredients you get a soft and delicious desserts .
Of fundamental importance, for optimum results, it is the fresh ricotta day .
For The Pasta Frolla (pie pastry):
For The Filling:
Butter and flour a 9-inch (23-cm) tart pan with removable bottom or a 9-inch springform pan with removable sides.
Add butter, and pulse several times.
Add eggs one at a time, process until just mixed in.
Add grated lemon zest and pulse a few times.
Remove pastry from processor, and shape pastry into a disc and wrap in plastic.
Chill in refrigerator for 30-60 minutes.
Cut off one-third of the pastry and set aside.
Lightly flour a marble or wooden surface and roll out the larger piece of dough into a circle slightly larger than the tart pan or (springform pan, if using); drape it over the rolling pin and unfold onto the pan.
Pressing lightly with the fingers, fit the pastry into the pan.
Cut off the excess and add to the pastry set aside.
Set pan aside.
Add all the other ingredients, including the rum in which the raisins have soaked, then pour the ricotta filling into the prepared shell.
Lattice the strips on top of the pie.
Bake for 40 minutes, or until slightly browned.
Cool on a rack for 10 minutes before turning out.
Serve warm or at room temperature.