The Olive Garden is a national chain of Italian-themed restaurants that was founded just outside of Orlando, Florida. It’s menu comprises of a number of different Italian entrees, appetizers and desserts.  It is owned by the same company that created another very popular national chain of restaurants; Red Lobster. The Olive Garden features many authentic Italian dishes and very tasty desserts that many customers return time and time again so they can enjoy their favorite foods.

While many restaurants don’t often publish the recipes that they use in their kitchens for any of the foods that they serve from their menu, there are ways that you can enjoy the dessert you love from most any restaurants. This is because there are many websites out on the Internet that advertise that they have a recipe for that dessert that you love to eat when you visit your favorite restaurant.

If you are like many other people you love the great tasting desserts at Olive Garden. They have a number of specialty desserts that are absolutely dreamy. One of those that gets a whole lot of praise from the many customers that eat at on of their many locations all across the country is their Seasonal Sicilian Cheesecake. If you have recently tried the olive garden cheesecake during your most recent visit and its making you crave for more, then you are definitely in the right place. Here is a recipe that comes very close to the real deal. You might have to think twice about whether you are enjoying it at olive garden’s or if you are really enjoying this pleasurable delight in your own couch In either case, if you love cheesecake this dessert is our pick of the week !  Either drive to your nearest Olive Garden or get busy in the kitchen because you would not want to miss a bite of this.

Olive Garden Cheesecake Recipe (Just like Olive Garden serves)

 Ingredients

32oz Ricotta Cheese

⅔ -cup White Sugar

⅓- cup All-purpose Flour

¼- teaspoon Cinnamon

2-teaspoon Orange Zest

2-teaspoons Vanilla Extract

⅛-teaspoon Salt

6 Eggs

Preparation

 Preheat Oven to 300°F (150°C)

Step #1 Grease and flour a 9-½ inch Springform pan (remove any excess flour)

Step #2 Using a large mixing bowl, put Ricotta Cheese, stir until smooth with a spatula.

Step #3 Add sugar, flour and mix together thoroughly.

Step #4 Stir in the eggs, one at a time mixing in between each.

Step #5 Add the final ingredients; cinnamon, vanilla extract, orange zest and salt

Step #6 Pour mixture from bowl into pan and place in oven, bake for 1-¼ hour to 1-½ hour.

Center of cake should be firm enough to hold a knife straight up when done.

Let cool on cooling rack, chill up until serving time.