So now you know Shavuot is a holiday when it customary to eat dairy products – I say, this is a good thing! There are hundreds of recipes for fluffy blintzes, rich tarts, and cakes that will make your senses tingle with joy. Here is one Shavuot recipe – my mother’s divine cheese cake!
This is a Shavuot recipe for a great cheese cake. It was passed on to me by my mother, who got it from her mothermany years ago. It’s not complicated you can even master it with no prior cooking skills. Are you ready? Here we go…
1/4 cup pecan or walnut halves 3 tbsp sugar 6 tbsp unsalted butter, melted 1 1/4 cups of simple cookie crumbs (for fine crumbs process cookies in food processor or place in bag and crush)
Next, the filling ingredients : 1 pound (450 gr.) cream cheese, cut into pieces and softened 1/2 cup sour cream 3/4 cup sugar 3 eggs 1 grated lemon peel (large) 1 tsp. vanilla flavoring
For the topping you need: 1 1/2 cups sour cream 3 tbsp. sugar 1 tsp. vanilla flavoring
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