Torta del tre

This is a traditional Tuscan recipe. You will need a kitchen scale to duplicate this recipe well.


3 eggs
300 g fresh ricotta
300 g sugar
300 g flour
1 tsp baking powder


zest of one lemon (or orange), or 1 tsp vanilla extract, or rum, or sambuca, chopped nuts, chocolate, or dried fruit.


confectioner’s sugar for dusting


  1. Beat together eggs, ricotta, and sugar.
  2. Add flour and baking powder.
  3. Fold in flavoring.
  4. Bake 350 F for 40 min.
  5. Garnish with confectioner’s sugar.
  6. Enjoy!

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