lemon cottage cheese cake

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Marian Arbour
from Newcastle, ON

Everyone does not like cream cheese cake, so I decided to make one with cottage cheese, which is light, fluffy and yummy !

serves 8
prep time 30 Min
cook time 50 Min
method Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/3cup
    melted butter
  • 3Tbs
    sugar
  • 3/4 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 CUPS GRAHAM CRACKER CRUMBS
  • 2 cups dr
    dry cottage cheese
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 3tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 2tbsp
    lemon rind, grated
  • 4
    egg, separated
  • 3tbsp
    flour
  • 2/3
    heavy cream, cold
  • 1/4tsp
    cream of tartar
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How To Make

  • 1
    crust..grease 9x9 pan with butter..mix ingredients together and press into pan bottom and the sides..set aside
  • 2
    Filling...separate eggs..beat together cottage cheese1 cup sugar .lemon juice and rind beat in yolks then add flour and cream....beat whites till frothy add cream of tartar then remaining sugar beat til stiff peaks form fold egg whites into cheese mixture...pour into pan and bake in 300 degree oven for 1 hour..turn off oven and leave cake for 1 hour when cooled refrigerate
  • 3
    footnote...dry cottage comes in paper form packages and not in plastic containers..if not available put regular cottage in a sieve to drain a nice finish you can drain 1 and 1/2 cups crushed pineapple and spread over cake..then cut into squares.

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