Austrian Cheesecake

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Title: Austrian Cheesecake
Yield: 10 Servings
Categories: Cakes, Cheese, Desserts, Fruits



2 c Cottage or Farmer Cheese
1/2 c Sugar; Granulated
5 Eggs; Large, Separated
1/2 c Milk
1/2 ts Lemon Rind; Grated
1 ts Vanilla Extract
3/4 c Unbleached Flour; Sifted
1/4 c Confectioners' Sugar
3 tb Golden Raisins;FinelyChopped

Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F. Press the cheese through a sieve. In a
large mixing bowl, beat together the cheese and sugar until light. Add the
egg yolks, one at a time, beating well after each addition, then add the
milk, lemon rind, and vanilla. Stir in the flour and blend until smooth. In
another large mixing bowl, beat the egg whites until they form soft peaks,
then gradually add the confectioners' sugar beating until they form stiff
peaks. Fold the whites into the cheese mixture. Gently stir in the raisin
bits, then pour the mixture into the prepared crust. Bake for 55 minutes or
until the center appears firm. Let the cake cool in the oven for 15
minutes, then allow to cool to room temperature.

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