Soft Fruit Loaf
|Cottage cheese||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||3 1⁄3 Cup (53.33 tbs)|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Vanilla sugar||1 Tablespoon|
|Lemon peel||1 Tablespoon, grated|
|Almonds||1 Tablespoon, chopped|
|Powdered sugar||1 Tablespoon|
Grease and flour a baking sheet.
Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
To make loaf, press cottage cheese through a strainer or puree in a blender.
Sift flour with baking powder onto a working surface or into a large bowl; form a well in the center.
Add cottage cheese, eggs, unflavored sugar, vanilla sugar, salt, lemon peel, almonds, raisins and candied fruit and peel.
Mix to a firm dough; knead lightly.
Shape into a loaf; place on prepared baking sheet.
Bake 50 to 60 minutes or until a wooden pick or skewer inserted in center comes out clean.
Transfer to a rack.
To make topping, melt butter and brush over warm loaf.
Mix powdered sugar and vanilla sugar; sift generously over loaf.