1 cup whole milk ricotta cheese
1/4 cup fresh squeezed orange juice
1/2 cup diced dried apricots plus a few whole for garnish
Zest of one orange
1 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup toasted slivered almonds
Drain the ricotta cheese through cheesecloth for several hours or overnight, then place in a medium size bowl. Add the orange juice and whip until smooth. Stir in the apricots and orange zest. Set aside.
In a separate bowl, whip the cream and sugar until the cream is stiff. Fold into the ricotta mixture. Divide and spoon the mixture into 4 goblets and garnish each with some of the slivered almonds.
Refrigerate until ready to serve.
This recipe is from show 2217 – Something Sweet/Qualcosa di Dolce.
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