Recipe for traditional Polish cheesecake.

  • 125g butter, room temperature
  • 10 tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 5 tbsp. sugar
  • 2 tsp. baking soda

Mix together eggs with sugar. Sieve the flour and baking soda into the bowl and fold together with other ingredients to form a cohesive dough.  Grease a baking tin and line with baking paper or use butter with semolina. Place a mixture in a tin and smooth down. Remember about the edges.

  • 1,5 kg full-fat or half fat curd cheese, minced at least twice
  • 10 tbsp. sugar
  • 6 large eggs, whites and yolks separately
  • 1 glass milk
  • 40g custard powder (Polish – budyn)
  • seeds from 2 vanilla pods + 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 – 3/4 cup your favourite dried fruits (raisins or peach from cans)
  1. In a separate bowl beat egg yolks with sugar till creamy and white.
  2. Add to cheesecake mixture and mix just to combine.
  3. Custard powder mix with milk. Add the mixture to cheesecake.
  4. Mix together till just combined.
  5. Now, you can add your favourite dried fruits (raisins or peach)
  6. Place cheesecake mixture in a tin and smooth down. Bake at 170ºC/200ºC fan for about 60 minutes.

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