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Cheese Pascha (Poland) Recipe

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Contributor:  
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Added: Thursday, March 19, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 whole egg
4 egg yolks
2 2/3 cups sugar
1 cup whipping cream
1 cup raisins or currants
2 lbs. white farmer cheese
lb. unsalted sweet butter
1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
1 cup chopped blanched almonds
2 Tbsp. grated orange peel

Directions:
Directions:
Beat whole egg and egg yolks with sugar until thick and creamy. Add half of cream. Turn in to a saucepan. Heat almost to the boiling point, stirring constantly; do not boil. Remove from heat. Add raisins; cover. Combine the rest of the cream, the cheese, butter, and vanilla extract in a large electric blender. Blend until smooth. Turn cheese mixture into a bowl. Fold in the egg mixture. Add almonds and orange peel. Refrigerate 4 hours. Place in a double thickness of cheese cloth. Hang over a bowl in a cold place; let drain 24 hours. Chill. Garnish with nuts and candied fruits as desired. Serve cold. Cut small slices. 16 to 20 servings.

 

 

 

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