Appetizers & Side Dishes

Swiss Cheesecake Recipe

Prep Time: 15 min  |  Cook Time: 60 min  |  Servings: 8  |  Calories: 551
557 Swiss Cheesecake
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
60 min
Servings
8
Calories
551

There's nothing more delicious than a creamy cheesecake made with a buttery handcrafted crust and smooth Sargento® Whole Milk Ricotta Cheese for ideal taste and texture along and Sargento® Shredded Swiss Cheese for that authentic cheesy taste you crave.

Ingredients
  • =Crust:
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • =Filling:
  • 2 cups (15 oz.) Sargento® Whole Milk Ricotta Cheese
  • 1 cup (4 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Swiss Cheese
  • 6 Tbsp. butter or margarine
  • 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 3 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 6 eggs, separated
Directions
  1. For crust: combine flour and sugar in bowl. Add egg and butter; mix ingredients thoroughly. Press onto bottom and 1 inch up sides of 9-inch springform pan. Prick crust bottom several times with fork. Bake in preheated 400°F oven 15 minutes or until light brown; cool on rack.
  2. Combine Ricotta cheese, Swiss cheese, butter, flour, cornstarch and sugar in bowl; beat with electric mixer. Add egg yolks, one at a time, at low speed, mixing thoroughly after each. Beat egg whites in separate bowl until stiff peaks form; fold into cheese mixture. Pour into prepared crust. Bake in preheated 350°F oven 45 minutes or until set (cake will rise, then settle down). Cool in oven with door propped open 30 minutes. Refrigerate 4 hours or longer before serving.

Nutrition Facts
8 Servings
Serving Size: (186g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 551
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32.3 grams
Saturated Fat 19.1 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 9.1 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.1 grams
Cholesterol
Sodium
Total Carbohydrates 51 grams
Dietary Fiber 1 grams
Protein 15 grams
Vitamin A 244RE
Calcium 234mg 29%
Iron 2mg 11%
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
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