• prep: 25 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 25 min
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  • Summary

    This traditional Russian dessert is similar to a no-bake cheesecake. Dried-pineapple cutouts embellish this cake, but Martha sometimes uses jelly beans instead.

    Ingredients

    • 2 pounds fresh farmer cheese, room temperature
    • 6 egg yolks, room temperature
    • 1 1/2 cups sugar
    • 3 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 1/4 teaspoon grated fresh nutmeg
    • Zest of 1 orange
    • 1/3 cup finely chopped candied citron or lemon peel
    • 1 cup heavy cream
    • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
    • Assorted dried fruits, for decorating (optional)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 390 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 31 g 47.74%
    • Saturated Fat: 19 g 96.93%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 92 mg 30.59%
    • Sodium: 316 mg 13.16%
    • Calcium: 68 mg 6.77%
    • Potassium: 94 mg 2.69%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0.77%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 21 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0.25%
    • Sugar: 21 g
    • Protein: 10 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 20.81%
    • Vitamin C 1.34%
    • Vitamin D 3.42%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat6
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq