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Ricotta Quark Cake

with Sour Cherries

Ricotta Quark Cake

Ricotta Quark Cake - Easy, tasty and low calorie cheesecake

234
calories
Calories
20 min.
Preparation
2 h.
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Ingredients

for 8 pieces
14 ounces sour cherries (from a jar, pitted)
1 Lemon
3 Eggs
1 pinch Salt
4 ounces Cane sugar
1 pinch Bourbon-vanilla sugar
½ teaspoon ground Cinnamon
9 ounces Ricotta cheese
4 ounces Quark
3 ounces Spelt semolina
2 teaspoons Powdered sugar (about 10 grams)
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Kitchen utensils

1 Sieve, 1 Fine grater, 1 Kitchen scale, 1 Mixing bowl, 1 Hand mixer, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Dough scraper, 1 Springform pan (20 cm diameter), 1 Parchment paper, 1 Wire rack, 1 Tea strainer

Preparation steps

Ricotta Quark Cake preparation step 1
1

Drain the juice from the sour cherries in a sieve over a bowl (save the juice for another use). 

Ricotta Quark Cake preparation step 2
2

Rinse lemon in hot water, wipe dry and finely grate peel.

Ricotta Quark Cake preparation step 3
3

Beat eggs with 1 pinch of salt, sugar and 1 tablespoon of hot water until light and creamy, about 3 minutes. 

Ricotta Quark Cake preparation step 4
4

Add lemon peel, vanilla sugar and cinnamon to the eggs and stir. Add the ricotta, quark and semolina. Stir briefly with a hand mixer and fold in the cherries. 

Ricotta Quark Cake preparation step 5
5

Line a 20 cm (approximately 8-inch) diameter springform pan with parchment paper. Fill pan with batter and smooth surface. Bake the cake in a preheated oven on the middle rack at 180°C (fan 160°C, gas mark 2-3) (approximately 350°F/convection 325°F) for about 45 minutes.

Ricotta Quark Cake preparation step 6
6

Remove cake from oven and cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove springform edge and let cake cool completely. Before serving, place powdered sugar in a tea strainer and sprinkle over the cake. 

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