A Traditional Russian Easter Cake
This creamy traditional Russian Easter dish is like cheesecake without the crust, and may be enjoyed anytime!
2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
1 (8 ounce) container cottage cheese
1 (8 ounce) container sour cream
1/4 cup butter, melted
1 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon lemon extract
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup finely chopped blanched almonds
1/2 cup dried currants, cherries, berries or mixture
In a medium bowl, thoroughly blend cream cheese, cottage cheese, sour cream and butter.
Gradually fold in sugar, lemon extract, vanilla extract, almonds and currants.
Transfer the mixture to a shallow medium dish. Cover with a cloth, and chill in the refrigerator 8 hours, or overnight.
Decorate the cake with candied eggs, flowers, chocolates, or other spring delicacies. Keep refrigerated.
Prep Time:30 Min Ready In:8 Hrs 30 Min makes:10 Servings