You will need
- For the dough: - 200 g flour; - sugar-0.5 cups; - 0,5 teaspoon of baking soda; - 80 g butter; pinch of salt; 1 egg. For the filling: - 500 g of cherries or sweet cherries; - 500 g of cottage cheese; - grated zest of 1 lemon; 1 teaspoon cinnamon; - 1 teaspoon of vanilla sugar or a pinch of vanillin; - 0.25 Cup of peeled almonds; 50 g of starch; - 0.5 cups of sugar; - 3 eggs; - 0,5 teaspoon of baking soda; - powdered sugar for decoration.
Curd pie with cherries is moderately calorie - it can be recommended for children and those who are dieting. That dessert turned out delicious, buy ripe cherry and fresh, not too dry cottage cheese. The taste of the cake must be tender and quite rich, so best to choose higher fat dairy product.
Dough for pie
In a deep bowl mix flour, soda, salt and sugar. Add to the mix the softened butter and egg. Knead soft dough and leave it in the cold. Capacity, close the foil so the dough doesn't dry out.
Prepare the filling. Ripe cherries go through, remove sprigs. Berries wash and dry on a towel. Carefully separate the yolks from the whites. In a bowl mash the cheese with sugar and egg yolks. Add ground cinnamon, grated lemon zest, vanilla sugar or vanillin, soda and starch. Roast the kernels of almonds, cool them and grind in a mortar. Chopped nuts add to the curd.
Remove the dough from the refrigerator and on a floured Board roll the pastry out. Detachable form grease with oil and place in it a layer of dough, making the edges of the bumpers.
In a separate container, whip the whites in a solid foam. In cottage cheese mixture fold in the cherries, and then portions add the whites, mixing the mass from the bottom up. Properly prepared the filling for the cottage pie with the cherries needs to be airy and not too runny.
Prepare curd pie with cherries
Put the filling on the prepared dough, gently smooth the surface with a knife. Place the mold in the oven, preheated to 200 C. Bake the pie for about an hour, covering the surface with foil - this is needed so that the dessert doesn't burn. Ready curd pie with cherries remove from oven, place on a Board and refrigerate.
From paper cut stencils of cherries and lay them on the surface. Sprinkle surface of cake with powdered sugar, and then remove the stencils on the cakes appear beautiful cherry pattern. Curd pie with cherries, very tasty with tea or coffee. It can be to submit whipped cream or cold vanilla sauce.