Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Catholic Recipe: Kaesekuchen (Cheese Cake)

    INGREDIENTS

  • 2 pounds cottage cheese
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 10 eggs, separated
  • 1 cup light cream
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 pound cookies or graham crackers
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • Details

  • Yield: 1 cakes
  • Prep Time: 1 1/2 hours
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 15+
  • Origin: Central Europe

DIRECTIONS

Sieve cheese. Combine with 2 cups sugar, flour, salt. Beat egg yolks; add to cheese paste. Combine with cream, cinnamon, vanilla. Beat egg whites until stiff, but not dry; fold into cheese mixture. Crumble cookies; add 1/2 cup sugar. Grease baking sheet. Cover sheet with layer of 1/4 crumbs; add 1/2 the cheese paste; top with 1/4 crumbs. Repeat for second cake. Bake 1 hour at 350°. Yield, 2 cakes

Recipe Source: Catholic Cookbook, The by William I. Kaufman, The Citadel Press, New York, 1965
Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Weep for slaughtered Christians, not for dialogue with Islam 2 hours ago
An Appointment that Francis Should Withdraw August 28
A new approach to Vatican appointments? August 28
The rising, dangerous influence of 'transgender' ideology August 27
Does the EU flag evoke the patronage of the Virgin Mary? August 27

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
‘A real via crucis’: Pope Francis, patriarch plead on behalf of Iraq’s Christians CWN - August 8
Hundreds of thousands of Iraqi Christians in flight as Islamic State advances CWN - August 8