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Catholic Recipe: Paska Serna Pechena (Ukrainian Baked Easter Cheese)


  • 2 dozen eggs
  • 2 quarts milk
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 6 cloves
  • Details

  • Yield: 1 loaf
  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin: Ukraine


Combine eggs, milk, salt; beat thoroughly. Add cloves. Pour into 5-quart casserole. Place casserole in larger pan containing hot water. Bake 1 hour at 300°. Cool. Tie in clean cotton cloth. Reserve to drain for 24 hours. Slice, serve.

Yield, 1 loaf

Recipe Source: Catholic Cookbook, The by William I. Kaufman, The Citadel Press, New York, 1965
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