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Mascarpone Cheesecake Recipe

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I've done a search and all the recipes I've found for mascarpone cheesecake have regular cream cheese included in the ingredients. I'd like to make one w/o the cream cheese. What about substituting ricotta cheese instead. Does anyone have a fabulous recipe for a mascarpone cheesecake? TIA!

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    1. I'm not sure about the chemistry involved in leaving out or substituting for the cream cheese, but the recipe I've linked too is quite good. It is much lighter then a full on cream cheese cheesecake. The ratio of mascarpone to cream cheese is 8:3.

      Link: http://www.napastyle.com/kitchen/reci...