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Legendary Lviv cheesecake: a recipe from a famous chef

Erika IlyinaFood
Lviv cheesecake recipe
Lviv cheesecake recipe. Source: Pexels

Even people who have never visited Lviv have heard of Lviv syrnyk. It is a unique and legendary dessert that tastes good with both a cup of strong coffee and a latte made with alternative milk.

There are many different recipes for Lviv syrnyk, and they are all unique in their own way. But famous chef Volodymyr Yaroslavskyi recently posted a recipe on his Instagram that was sent to him by a subscriber, and he, in turn, adapted it to his own taste.

Lviv cheesecake

Ingredients for cheesecake

  • cottage cheese 9% - 900 gr
  • sour cream - 40 gr
  • sugar - 150 gr
  • vanilla sugar - 10 g
  • eggs - 4 large or 5 normal-sized eggs
  • butter 82.5% - 100 g
  • semolina - 40 gr
  • corn starch - 20 g
  • raisins - 125 g
  • lemon zest

Ingredients for the glaze

  • dark chocolate - 80 gr
  • milk chocolate - 80 gr
  • butter 82.5% - 70 g

Method of preparation

1. Mix cottage cheese with sugar and eggs and beat with a blender until smooth.

2. Add starch, semolina and butter and blend again.

Beating all the ingredients with a mixer

3. Pour boiling water over the raisins for 1 minute, then drain and let the excess moisture evaporate.

4. Add the raisins and grated lemon zest to the curd mass.

Adding raisins

5. Cover a rectangular baking dish with parchment and pour the curd mixture into it. Bake at 180 degrees for 45-50 minutes.

6. Remove the cheesecake from the oven and let it cool completely.

Ready-made dish

7. Melt the two types of chocolate in a water bath with the butter.

8. Cover the cheesecake with the glaze and refrigerate until it is completely hardened.

Adding glaze

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