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Cheese Pascha From Lwow

An jewish festive dessert, this cheese pascha is cooked and chilled dessert made with eggs, cream, currants and cheese. Soft and delicious, the cheese pascha is a cooked and chilled dessert that is erved garnished with nuts and candied fruits.
  Whole egg 1
  Egg yolks 4
  Sugar 2 2⁄3 Cup (42.67 tbs)
  Whipping cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Raisins/Currants 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  White farmer cheese 2 Pound
  Unsalted sweet butter 1⁄2 Pound
  Vanilla extract 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped blanched almonds 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated orange peel 2 Tablespoon

Beat whole egg and egg yolks with sugar until thick and creamy.
Add half of cream.
Turn into 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.
Garnish with nuts and candied fruits as desired.
Serve cold.
Cut small slices.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 7316 Calories from Fat 3783

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 421 g647.2%

Saturated Fat 226.4 g1131.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2069.6 mg689.9%

Sodium 544.4 mg22.7%

Total Carbohydrates 725 g241.7%

Dietary Fiber 22.3 g89.3%

Sugars 661.4 g

Protein 170 g339%

Vitamin A 198% Vitamin C 74.9%

Calcium 69.5% Iron 59.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cheese Pascha From Lwow Recipe