Free Recipe Pascha

Recipe Type: Free Russian Recipes
Recipe Preparation: cook
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Recipe Serves: 12

Ingredients for Pascha Recipe

4 lb Cream cheese
Days before making)
1 1/2 lb Fresh butter
6 Eggs
1 lb Vanilla castor sugar (close
1 lb Stoned raisins (???)
-vanilla pod with the sugar 1/4
lb Sultanas
-in tin for a few 1/4
lb Chopped cherries

Pascha Preparation

blanched almonds angelica (????) Pass the cream cheese and butter together through a sieve – it must be absolutely smooth and well blended. Put the vanilla sugar into a bowl. Separate the eggs and add the egg yolks to the sugar, beat until white. Stir in the raisins, sultanas and cherries. Add this to the cheese mixture, mixing all thoroughly together. Beat the egg whites to a stiff snow and fold into the mixture. Put inot a muslin bag, or if possible,a wicker cheese basket lined with butter muslin or a similar receptacle which will allow any surplus moisture to drain off. Put in a cold place for 24 hours. Unmould and decorate with almonds or angelica. Cherries may also be used. Makes 12 helpings. (this is best when made in a large quantity.) Origin: Mrs Beeton’s Cookery Book Shared by: Sharon Stevens

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