Ricotta and Pear Tart

January 05 2021 – That's Amore Cheese

Ricotta and Pear Tart

Ricotta and Pear Tart

Chef That's Amore Cheese
Course Dessert
Servings 6 people



  • 60g unsalted butter
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 100g That's Amore Traditional Ricotta
  • 100g Procal Greek Natural Yoghurt
  • 160g plain flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 small corella pears
  • 2 tbsp icing sugar (optional)



  1. Preheat oven at 180°C.
  2. Soften butter at room temperature and mix with sugar for 4-5 mins.
  3. Add eggs, one at a time, beat until fluffy. Add ricotta and yoghurt and mix until combined.
  4. Sift in the flour mixed with baking powder and cinnamon. Fold these in with a spoon until all ingredients are well incorporated.
  5. Line a 23cm cake tin with baking paper, pour in the mixture and spread evenly. Top with pears sliced in half.
  6. Bake for 30-35 mins or until cooked through.
  7. Once ready, take it out and let it cool completely before dusting with icing sugar.


Tagged: Cake, Dessert, Fruit