Omas Käsekuchen – Granny’s Cheescake

My Granny’s Cheesecake on BBC ALBA (in Gaelic with English subtitles)

There is none like it! Here’s the recipe:

Omas Käsekuchen:

250 g Butter, 250 g Zucker und 8 Eigelbe verrühren, dann schaumig schlagen.

2kg Quark, eine Prise Salz, Vanillesoßenpulver, Vanillezucker, 2 Teelöffel Backpulver, Saft von 2 Zitronen, 160 g Grieß, 4 Esslöffel Rum, 8 geschlagene Eiweiß (steif) unterheben.

Die Masse auf eine große und eine kleine Form verteilen. Bei 190 Grad auf unterster Schiene backen bis der Kuchen goldgelb ist (ca. 30 Min). Guten Appetit!

Anna Louise Wagner, my granny
Anna Louise Wagner, my granny, RIP

Granny’s Cheesecake:

Stir 250g of butter, 250g of sugar and 8 yolks. Beat until foamy.

Add 2kg quark, a pinch of salt, custard powder, vanilla extract, 2 teaspoons of baking powder, juice of 2 lemons, a handful of raisins, 160g of semolina, 4 tablespoons of Rum, 8 beaten egg whites (stiff) and fold.

Fill the mass in a large and a small form. Bake at 190 degrees on the bottom rail until the cake is golden yellow (roughly 30 mins). Guten Appetit!

My homemade video preparing the cake (in English)

The result: The best cheesecake ever!

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