Ukrainian Cheesecake

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Press the cottage cheese through a sieve and drain.
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat the egg yolks until light and foamy, then add the sugar slowly, continuing to beat until very light and smooth.
  • Add the cottage cheese to the egg mixture, blending well, then add the sour cream, cornstarch, lemon rind, and walnuts (if desired).
  • Stir until all ingredients are well blended and the mixture is smooth.
  • In another large mixing bowl, beat the egg whites until they form soft peaks, then gently fold them into the batter.
  • Pour the mixture into the prepared crust and bake for about 1 hour.
  • Cool to room temperature before serving.
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