Russian Pashka

Russian Pashka


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About this recipe: Pashka is a Russian cheesecake-like dessert, made to celebrate Easter. It is made from cream cheese, cottage cheese, soured cream, butter, sugar, almonds and currants. This is a no-bake dessert, but does need to chill for at least 8 hours.


Serves: 10 

  • 450g cream cheese, softened
  • 225g cottage cheese
  • 225ml soured cream
  • 50g unsalted butter, melted
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 55g blanched almonds, finely chopped
  • 70g currants

Prep:15min  ›  Extra time:8hr chilling  ›  Ready in:8hr15min 

  1. In a medium bowl, thoroughly blend cream cheese, cottage cheese, soured cream and butter.
  2. Gradually fold in sugar, lemon extract, vanilla extract, almonds and currants.
  3. Transfer the mixture to a shallow medium dish. Cover with a cloth and chill in the refrigerator 8 hours or overnight.

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