Fruit Paskha

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 05/01/2016 - 06:30.

Ingredients for 10:

1 lb (450 g) unsalted butter
2 lb (900 g) dry cottage cheese
2 cup sugar
7 egg yolks
1/2 lb (230 ml) whipping cream
1 cup seedless white raisins
1/2 cuo mixed candied fruits, chopped
1 tsp almond extract
1 tsp vanilla extract

Piece of cheesecloth


Warm the butter until soft.

Whip the egg yolks, add the sugar, and whip together.

Then, add butter, and whip together.

Force the cottage cheese through a strainer, gradually add it to a butter-egg-sugar
mixture, and blend very thoroughly.

Whip the cream, and add it as the fruit and flavorings.

Take a mild with holes in the bottom.

Line a mold with a cheesecloth, fill the mold with the cheese mixture.

Put a weight on top (a can, for example), and let to drip a paskha in a refrigerator for 1-2 days.

Slice, and serve.