Anita’s German Cheese Cake


300gr flour 00
150gr fine sugar
150gr butter
1 med egg

Rub the dry ingredients together like making crumble.
Add the egg and mix in till it all sticks together.
Rest for 1/2 hour


750 gr Quark a German type of ricotta ( can be found at Lidl )
5 eggs
200gr fine sugar
Zest of a lemon
50 gr sultanas soaked in 2 tbsp Rum
2 tbsp potato flour
1/2 packet baking powder

Beat the egg whites till stiff.
Beat the egg yolks with the sugar till thick and creamy.
Add the Quark and beat in well, mix in the sultanas, potato flour and baking powder.
Then at last fold in the egg whites.

roll out the pastry thinly best is between cling foil line a 28cm spring form making sure the the lining comes 2/3ds of the way up at the sides.
Put the filling into the pastry case and bake for 50 minutes at 190° c