Lviv cheesecake

  • Cook Time
    1 hour 15 mins
  • Serving
  • Difficulty


For the chocolate glaze:

Lviv cheesecake: Directions

Step 1

Preheat oven to 180°C / 350°F degrees.

Step 2

Make the batter. Mash salt, sugar and vanilla sugar into unsalted butter. Add lemon and orange zest.

Step 3

Separate egg whites from egg yolks.

Step 4

Add egg yolks to the butter mix one at a time, mixing with a whisk after each one until well-blended.

Step 5

Grate boiled potatoes with a fine grater and add to the egg-and-butter mix.

Step 6

Put the cheese through a sieve and add to the mix. Add raisins and knead well.

Step 7

Beat egg whites until stiff and gently fold into the batter.

Step 8

Grease the baking tray with unsalted butter and sprinkle with flour. Gently move the batter into the tray and smooth the surface.

Step 9

Sprinkle the cheesecake with chopped walnuts. Bake for 1 hour.

Step 10

Make the chocolate glaze. Mix chopped chocolate with unsalted butter and heavy cream in a heat-resistant bowl. Melt the mixture over boiling water, stirring constantly, until it is well-blended.

Step 11

Pour the chocolate glaze over the cooled cooked cheesecake.

Cooking is easy!
Recipe fоr the book Ukrainian Cuisine in 70 Dishes by Chef Ievgen Klopotenko, Knigolav Publishing.

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