Ricotta Lemon Slice with Summer Berries

Recipe From What's For Lunch, Honey?

Adapted from Donna Hay's recipe Berry and Ricotta Slice

Ricotta Lemon Slice with Berries (0040)

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Serves: 12


  • 400g ricotta
  • 125g cream cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 lemon, juice and zest
  • 1 vanilla bean, seeds scraped
  • 1 tablespoon wheat semolina
  • 110g superfine sugar
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Mixed fresh berries


  1. Preheat the oven to 160 degrees C. Line a 20cm x 20cm tin with baking paper.
  2. In a food processor, place the ricotta, cream cheese, eggs, lemon juice, vanilla seeds, wheat semolina and sugar and process until smooth. Fold in the lemon zest.
  3. Spread the mixture in the tin, smoothing the top, then bake for 20 minutes or until firm.
  4. Remove from the oven allow to cool slightly then place in the fridge to cool. Top with berries and serve.


You can serve the ricotta slices with a drizzle of maple syrup or even lightly flavored raw honey. Simply divine!

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