Grandmother's Cheese Cake (sernik Babci)
butter or margarine
or lemon; grated
** 1-1/2 cups mashed potatoes (not seasoned)
(Save the ones from the night before.)
For the dough, combine the flour, salt and baking powder in a
bowl. Cut in the butter with a fork.
Beat egg into the sour cream. Stir into the flour mixture then
stir in the sugar. Knead the dough until well mixed and smooth.
Roll dough on a floured surface into a rectangle. Line a
13x9x2 inch pan with the dough and bring dough part the way up sides.
For the filling, separate 1 egg and reserve the whites, beat
remaining yolk and whole eggs with the the sugar for 5 minutes at hight
speed of a electric mixer. Add the vanilla, beat at high until the mixture
Press cheese through a sieve, blend cheese with butter add the
potatoes, baking powder, nutmeg, and salt. Stir in orange peel. Fold into
the egg mixture. Turn into prepard crust in pan.
Bake at 350 degrees F for about 45-55 min. or until set. Cool
well before cutting.
Spread preserves over crust before adding filling.