Lemon and Lavender Melopita
Recipe Type: Dessert
Cuisine: Greek
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Serves: 6
Melopita – a Greek cheesecake that is sweetened with honey and served with even more honey is a perfect light dessert for the summers.
  • 2.5 cups ricotta cheese
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup honey plus more to drizzle
  • 1 tbsp corn starch
  • zest of two lemons
  • 2 tsp dried lavender
  1. Prepare an 8 inch round baking pan. Preheat the oven to 325 F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl add cheese, eggs, cornstarch and honey – beat with a hand held beater to form a lump free mixture.
  3. Add lemon zest and lavender and mix well.
  4. Pour the batter into the pan and bake for 40 minutes, you want the edges to be firm and the center to be slightly wobbly.
  5. Cool completely, serve at room temperature with an extra drizzle of honey.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at https://honestcooking.com/lemon-and-lavender-melopita/