Pasticceria Papa, Haberfield – Baked Ricotta Cheesecake

Posted: December 5, 2012 in Dessert, Haberfield, Inner West
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Now that the silly season is nearly upon us. I thought I would share with you one of my favourite desserts of all time.

It is considered the mother of all patisseries. Hoards of loyal followers gather outside in anxious uniformity just to taste the legendary Baked Ricotta Cheesecake at Pasticceria Papa.

ricotta cake

People across Sydney have cooed, gushed and fawned over this beautifully baked specimen. With it’s freshly baked doughy exterior delicately protecting a luxuriant fluffy ricotta filling. The cake is blanketed with a dusting of cinnamon and icing sugar in patterned formation.

Completely unassuming, to experience one is to come up against food porn in motion. So set yourselves on to quiver mode.

ricotta 2


The cannoli is just one of the other desserts that I can’t seem to pass up. It also has the glorious ricotta filling but this time it spills out of the edges of the concrete cannoli casing. So hard to the bite, it’s like cannoli crackling. Chocolate cannoli is just as good but it’s the ricotta, that will you get you every time.

Now with Christmas around the corner, the baked Ricotta Cheesecake orders are sent into overdrive so I suggest you get in early and place your order over the phone – stat.

Welcome to Pasticceria Papa, for the best fluffy filling.
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145 Ramsay St
Haberfield, NSW 2045
  1. Miss Piggy says:

    The cheesecake here is wonderful! Worth crossing town for that’s for sure!

  2. Tina @ bitemeshowme says:

    There is nothing in this world that can compare to papa’s ricotta cheesecake. I absolutely love the damn thing!

  3. I love this place and its even better living so close (thou not so great for the waistline). I love the cannoli, worth lining up on saturday for!

  4. chocolatesuze says:

    ohhhh mahhhh gawwwwwd best cheesecake ever!!!!

  5. ahhhhhhhh this is the best places for cannoli. Ever since I had tried their cannoli, no others have compared.

  6. Haha! I was out on the weekend with two friends who were absolutely raving about this place and I was told I was a shameful food blogger for not knowing about it. Need to give it a try, it looks wonderful as does the cannoli!

  7. amy says:

    Looks amazing. how much is a whole cheesecake?

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