To make this pie 's creamy, delicately-flavored filling, combine eggs, ricotta, milk, vanilla, sugar and cornstarch, and then pour it into a prepared crust. Bake the pie for an hour until it 's set. Serve with sweetened, sliced strawberries.
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 1 1/2 cups ricotta cheese
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 1 1/2 cups milk
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch single crust pie
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Dissolve cornstarch in 1/2 cup milk.
Combine cornstarch and milk with ricotta, remaining 1 cup milk, eggs, vanilla, and sugar. Mix until well blended. Pour filling into unbaked pie shell.
Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 hour, or until a knife inserted into center comes out clean. Sprinkle top with cinnamon, and cool.