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Healthy German Cottage Cheesecake

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Ingredients
  Flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ground walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ground flax seed 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Graham crackers 3 1⁄2 (Whole)
  Butter/Margarine 4 Tablespoon
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Milk 3 Tablespoon
  Cottage cheese 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Light sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 4 Dash
  Unsweetened frozen strawberries 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Whole)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Balsamic vinegar 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING STARTED:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. Grease a pudding tray

MAKING:
3. For the crust: Blend ½ cup of ground flax seeds, ½ cup ground walnuts, 3 gram crackers and ½ cup of flour in a mixer.
4. Add ½ stick of butter to the crumble and mix well.
5. Add 2 teaspoons baking powder, 1/3 cup of sugar, 1 egg, a teaspoon of vanilla extract and 3 tablespoons of milk and mix.
6. Layer this mixture in the pudding tray.
7. Add 2 cups of cottage cheese and 1 cup of low fat sour cream, 1 teaspoon vanilla, ½ cup sugar, 1 teaspoon baking powder and 3 eggs and mix well.
8. Pour this mixture over the crust layer on the pudding tray and smoothen it.
9. Pop the tray in the oven for 40 - 45 minutes.
10. For the strawberry filing: Mix 2 cups frozen chopped strawberries, ¼ cup sugar, 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar, ½ teaspoon of thyme.

SERVING:
11. Remove after 40 minutes from the oven and let it cool.
12. Cut a piece of the cottage cheesecake and add some of the strawberry filling on top and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
German
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cottage Cheese
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
120 Minutes
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