Ukrainian cheesecake recipe

Today we are preparing one of the most famous national dishes of Ukraine. On the table Lviv cheesecake.
5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 30 minutes
Cooling time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine Ukrainian
Servings 6 people
Calories 260 kcal


  • 1 grater
  • 1 sieve
  • 1 blender
  • 2 mix bowl
  • 1 baking sheet
  • 1 baking mold silicone
  • 1 spatula
  • 1 mixer



  • 300 g cottage cheese
  • 3 pcs egg
  • 1 tbsp semolina
  • 70 g sugar
  • 30 g raisins
  • 1 pc lemon zest
  • 70 g butter
  • 1 pinch salt


  • 40 g chocolate dark
  • 20 g butter


  • Prepare everything you need. Cottage cheese should not be too moist, it is better to take a dry grain. Get the butter beforehand. Rinse the raisins and put them on a towel to dry, remove the yellow layer of zest from the lemon with a grater.
  • Rub the cottage cheese through a sieve.
    300 g cottage cheese
  • Divide 2 eggs into whites and yolks. Pour a pinch of salt into the whites and beat with a mixer until a fluffy white foam.
    3 pcs egg, 1 pinch salt
  • Add sugar to the yolks.
    70 g sugar
  • Beat, the mass should lighten, and the sugar grains should dissolve. Put soft butter, add semolina.
    70 g butter, 1 tbsp semolina
  • Mix until smooth. Put the grated cottage cheese, raisins and lemon zest.
    30 g raisins, 1 pc lemon
  • Mix it. Here you can already use either a spatula or a mixer at low speed. Enter the whipped whites in two steps.
  • The shape, here is a rectangular silicone 10×20 cm in size, grease with butter or vegetable oil, sprinkle with semolina. Lay out the curd mass, smooth it out.
  • Bake in the oven at 160 degrees for 30 minutes, then leave the Lviv cheesecake inside the cooling oven for another 1-2 hours and put it in the fridge. Lviv cheesecake should cool down well, the only way it will acquire the desired, slightly moist, structure.
  • Melt chocolate with butter in a water bath. Pour over the cheesecake. Dessert is ready.
    40 g chocolate, 20 g butter


Calories: 260kcalCarbohydrates: 23gProtein: 6gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 10gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0.5gCholesterol: 43mgSodium: 264mgPotassium: 122mgFiber: 1gSugar: 16gVitamin A: 448IUVitamin C: 0.4mgCalcium: 49mgIron: 0.5mg




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