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Baked Breakfast Cheesecake

Baked Breakfast Cheesecake


  • 21 ounces ricotta cheese or cream cheese, or soft, very mild goat cheese (preferably unsalted)
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly
  • 3 tablespoons quick oats, fine semolina, or whole-wheat pastry flour
  • a good pinch of sea salt
  • 1/2 cup superfine sugar
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • finely grated zest of 2 small oranges, plus 1 tablespoon juice
  • 3 tablespoons raisins (optional)
  • fresh fruit or fruit compote
  • yogurt or sour cream (optional)