Mizithropita- Greek baked ricotta & honey pie

Ricotta is so versatile and when baked with honey it brings out a stunning taste, that’s not very rich and sweet but definitely makes for a simple and delicious dessert!

Ingredients →

– 1 x kg fresh ricotta, crumbled

– 300 x grams sugar

– 5 x eggs

– 3 x tablespoons rice flour

– 1 x tablespoon vanilla sugar

– 1 x teaspoon lemon juice

– 1 x cup honey, extra for drizzling

– butter for greasing

– blueberries for garnishing

– almond flakes for garnishing

Method →

– Grease baking dish with butter and line with baking paper.

– Add eggs and sugar into bowl and whisk with electric mixer for 5 minutes.

– Add crumbled ricotta, rice flour, vanilla, honey and lemon juice to bowl and mix for another minute.

– Place mixture into baking dish and cook for 45 minutes in a 200 degrees (preheated oven).

– Allow pie to cool for a few minutes then place on serving dish.

– Lightly drizzle top of pie with honey and then garnish with blueberries and flaked almonds.

– Serve warm or cold.

*Recipe and image by flavoursandflair.com (Copyright)