Cheese Pascha From Lwow
|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.
Cut small slices.