recipe serves: 12

Polish cheese cake (Sernik)

6 each egg white
¼ cup sugar
2.2 lbs farmer's cheese
6 each egg yolk
cup sugar
4 Tbsp instant vanilla pudding powder
½ tsp grated peel of lemon
8 oz cream cheese
3 oz unsalted butter
¼ cup self rising flour
¼ cup milk

Preparation steps:
  1. Set aside the butter and cream cheese for one hour at room temperture.
  2. Whip the egg whites with sugar until stiff. Keep refrigerated.
  3. In another large bowel whip the egg yolks, mix in the sugar, instant vanilla pudding powder, lemon peel, cream cheese, and butter.
  4. Mix in the and flour, farmer's cheese, and milk. Mix well.
  5. Fold in the egg whites.
  6. Heavily butter a 10½-inch diameter cake pan. (26 cm). Bake at 325F for 80-84 minutes.
  7. Cool down and keep refrigirated.
Picture of recipe

Take note!
  • Caution: if the pan is not buttered well,
    the cake will stick to the pan.
    Alternative: line up the side of the pan
    with parchment paper.

  • Measurements:
    Butter: ¾ stick = 3 oz = 86 gram
    Farmer's cheese: 2.2 LBS = 1 Kg
    Cream cheese: 8 oz = 226 gram

  • Optional: In the add of baking use the broiler
    to brown the top of the cake for 1-2 minutes

Related recipe:
  1. Farmer's cheese