Ricotta & Grain Easter Tart

Ricotta & Grain Easter Tart.

Ricotta & Grain Easter Tart


For 1 Batch(es)

For the crust:

  • 2 cups 00 or all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 2 packets vanilla powder or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • zest of 1 lemon

For the filling:

  • 1 1/3 cups whole milk ricotta
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup cooked grain for pastiera
  • 1/3 cup confectioners sugar
  • 2 packets Vanillina powder or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 vile or 1/2 teaspoon orange blossom water
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • zest of 1 orange
  • 3 tablespoons citron, cut into a 1/4 inch dice
  • 3 tablespoons candied orange zest, cut into a 1/4 inch dice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Yield: one 12 inch tart
  2. Get the ingredients you need for this recipe HERE!
  3. To make the crust:
    1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour and baking powder. Set aside.
    2. In another mixing bowl, combine the sugar, eggs, yolk, vanilla, oil and lemon zest. Mix until combined.
    3. Add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients and mix until all the flour is absorbed. Turn the dough out on a lightly floured surface as mix with your hands until smooth, about 3-5 minutes.
    4. Roll the dough out on a piece of parchment paper until it is large enough to fit into a 12 inch round pan. Quickly flip the parchment lined dough into the pan and peel the paper off. Cut off any excess.
    5. *you can use the extra dough to make a lattice if you like or decorate the top of the tart. You can also make it into cookies!
    6. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  4. To make the filling:
    1. In a mixing bowl, combine all the filling ingredients and mix until smooth and well combined. Pour the filling into the prepared tart crust.
    2. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until the center is set and lightly golden. Chill before serving.
    3. Dust with confectioners sugar before serving.



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