Crostata Ricotta & Ciokocream Alce Nero
This incredible Italian style Cheese Cake is based on the tipical Italian pie "Crostata" (crusty pie). Crostata is mostly prepared with fruit jam filling, but variations using Ricotta are lovely and this with the addition of hazelnut and cocoa cream is just irresistible.
For the pastry:
250 g Flour 00
100 g Butter
125 g Sugar
1 teaspoon of raising agent
Preparation:Pastry: mix the butter (softened) with the sugar. Mix in the eggs. Add slowly the flour and the raising agent and knead quickly until the dough is smooth and put it wrapped in cling film in the fridge for 30 minutes.