German Cheesecake (Mit Quark)

Recipe by MummaKat
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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • pastry
  • 1
    cup flour
  • 1
    teaspoon baking powder
  • 13
    cup sugar
  • 1
    egg yolk
  • 1
    tablespoon milk
  • 14
    cup butter
  • filling
  • 2
    lbs Quark (German cream cheese, similar to ricotta)
  • 1
    tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2
    tablespoons custard powder (heaping Tbsps, Bird's custard)
  • 2
    egg yolks
  • 34
    cup sugar, divided
  • 1
    drop lemon flavoring
  • 1 12
    cups milk
  • 3
    egg whites
  • 2
    cups raisins or 2 cups cherries, well-drained
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Mix pastry ingredients together. Press 2/3 of the pastry onto the bottom of a springform cake pan. Press the remaining 1/3 in a 3 cm high ring up the sides of the pan.
  • Drain the quark and mix it with 1/2 cup of the sugar, the custard powder, egg yolks, corstarch, and flavouring. Add milk, and the raisins or cherries.
  • Beat the egg whites with the remaining 1/4 cup sugar til stiff. Fold gently into the rest of the filling. Pour into the springform pan.
  • Bake for 60 minutes.
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