Torta del tre

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

INGREDIENTS:

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

FLAVORING:

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

GARNISH:

confectioner’s sugar for dusting

DIRECTIONS:

  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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