Cinnamon Airfryer Ricotta Cheesecake with Pears and Candied Hazelnuts

Prep Time

25 minutes

Cooking Skill


Cook Time

40 minutes






XXL baking accessory or 10 inch springform pan

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on email



8 large eggs

5 cups Confectioners’ sugar

5 pounds Whole Milk Ricotta

½ cup Mascarpone

½ cup heavy cream

¾ teaspoon Vanilla extract

¼ cup orange or lemon liqueur, such as limoncello

Juice and grated zest of 1 lemon, strained

Teaspoon of cinnamon

Butter Baking spray (enough to cover springform pan)

2/3 tablespoon hazelnut

2 pears (optional) or other stone fruit

10-12-inch spring form pan


  • 1 tablespoon Confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 cup Granulated sugar
  • 2/3 tablespoon hazelnut (slightly crushed)
  • ½ medium pears cleaned pits and skin removed


  1. Turn on the air fryer to bake at 325. (or Preheat oven to 350)
  2. Spray pan thoroughly with baking spray
  3. Separate egg yolks and egg whites.
  4. Beat yolks in a large bowl with an electric mixer until light yellow, add in whole cream, mascarpone, and half of the confectioners’ sugar.
  5. Beat for at least a minute on medium speed. Then slowly add in the remaining sugar until fully incorporated and smooth.
  6. Add in whole milk ricotta ½ a cup at a time and mix. Add lemon juice, lemon zest, vanilla, and liqueur to ricotta and stir gently until incorporated.
  7. In a separate cold bowl whip egg whites until soft peaks form. Gently fold egg whites into the mixture.
  8. Pour mixture into the pan. Sprinkle cinnamon over top and with a toothpick swirl into mixture.
  9. Bake for about 50 minutes to 1 hour in air fryer (regular oven up to 90 minutes)
  10. Remove from air fryer to cool completely.
  11. Dust top of cheesecake with confectioners’ sugar.
  12. In a small saucepan melt cup of granulated sugar with a tablespoon of water when it starts to bubble. Add pears and nuts, coat evenly until toasts and slightly hardens and pour on cake.


More Recipes

Premium Airfryer XXL

Meet the only Airfryer that extracts and captures more excess fat than any other air fryers out there. Eating your favorite foods has never been healthier.

Airfryer XXL Party Master Kit

With this special Philips airfryer party master kit, you can host a fun and healthy party with all of your favorite paty dishes. Maximize Aifryer’s cooking spaces with the double layer accessory and food separator.

More Inspiring Recipes

Video Recipes

Airfryer Spicy Pork Loin with Apples

This Pork loin is a crowd pleaser – perfect for a weeknight meal or a special occasion.

Donatella’s Famous Airfryer Meatballs

They call me the meatball queen for a reason! If you’re looking for my award-winning meatballs, look no further!

Airfryer Tostones

Air Fryer Tostones are an alternative way to make traditional tostones.

English Spanish
scroll to top

Join our Community