RUSSIAN ZAPEKANKA

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

This is a sort of Russian cheesecake, except it is made with farmer's cheese.
I have not tried it yet, but it does sound interesting.
Recipe & photo:grouprecipes.com


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Rating:

Serves:

6

Cook:

1 Hr 10 Min

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
farmer's cheese
2
eggs, separated
5 Tbsp
cream of wheat (not instant)
1/2 c
sugar
1 tsp
baking soda
1 pinch
salt
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 Tbsp
butter, melted
1/2 c
toasted walnuts
1 c
sliced strawberries
sour cream, optional

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, combine cheese and egg yolks. Mix in the cream of wheat and sugar.
2
Add baking soda, salt, vanilla and melted butter. Mix well.
3
In another bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff; fold into other mixture. Fold in the walnuts.
4
Add most of the strawberries and mix in.
5
Pour mixture into a buttered 2-qt. baking dish. Spread a layer of sour cream on top and decorate with more sliced strawberries.
6
Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven about 50 minutes, or until golden.
7
NOTE: You may also add about 1/2 cup raisins, if you like. Add them with the walnuts.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Pies, Other Desserts
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy