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Russian cake (paskha)

Ingredients:4 people
  • cottage cheese
    500 g
  • butter
  • egg yolks
  • caster sugar
    200 g
  • currants
    50 g
  • chopped candied fruit
    50 g
  • Grand Marnier

  • 3
  • Preparation time:30 minutes
  • Cooking time:1 minute

Difficulty:[usr 2]

Drain the cottage cheese well in cheesecloth and soak the currants in lukewarm water. Take the butter out of the fridge. In a bowl, beat the egg yolks and sugar until the mixture whitens and becomes foamy and gradually add the butter softened at room temperature and cut into pieces.

Work with a spoon. Add the fromage blanc, the chopped candied fruit, the drained grapes and 1 tablespoon of Grand-Marnier. Mix well.

Line a pyramid mold with plastic wrap. Pour in the preparation and put 3 hours in the refrigerator.

Turn out onto a serving platter and decorate with angelica sticks.