Party favour served hot or cold.

Ingredients

1 pound fresh ricotta cheese
2 eggs
2 tablespoons green olive tapenade or chopped olives of your choice
Zest of half lemon
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil

Directions

Step 1
Place ricotta, eggs, olive tapenade or chopped olives, lemon zest, crushed red pepper, rosemary, salt and black pepper in a bowl. Mix until well combined.

Step 2
Pour mixture into 6 inches oiled or parchment paper lined cake form, make even and spoon 2 tablespoons of olive oil on the top.

Step 3
Bake in a pre-heated oven to 350 F for 35-40 minutes.

Step 4
Let cool in a cake form.

Step 5
When cool unmold and serve with crackers and fruit preservative.

Step 6
Or store in the fridge if serving next day.