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  1. Grind the cheese three times.
  2. In a large bowl cream soft butter, sugar and yolks.
  3. Cut the vanilla pod in half and scrape the seeds out with the blunt side of the knife. Mix them into the pastry.
  4. Add the cheese and stiffly beaten egg whites. Stir the dough gently. You may add raisins or diced candied orange peel.
  5. Cover the bottom of the cake tin with crushed shortcrust biscuits and then pour the cheese pastry over it.
  6. Bake it in the oven preheated to around 170oC for about 60 minutes.


  • 1 kg of cream cheese
  • 200 g of butter
  • 250 g of sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 2-3 tablespoons of potato flour
  • vanilla pod
  • shortcrust biscuits
  • raisins or candied orange peel (optional)

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