PolishCook 6 Dec 2005 / #1Grandma Krysia's homemade cheesecakePreparation: 40 minutesWait time: About 1 hourBake time: About 1 hourDifficulty: HardINGREDIENTSCRUMBLY DOUGH0.5 brick of margarine0.5 cup of sugar0.5 cup of flour0.5 cup of potato flour1 egg0.5 baking powderCHEESE FILLING1 kg of cheese4 potatoes (baked and grated)2 cups of sugar1 margarine8 eggs (yolks)1 tablespoon of potato flour1 tablespoon of baking powder1 vanilla sugarFlavoring oils (extracts) for the cake: vanilla, orange, lemonDried nuts and fruitsPreparation1. Crumbly dough: grate margarine and sugar together, add the remaining dough ingredients, and stir well. Butter the dough pan and sprinkle with bread crumbs. Spread the dough inside the pan.2. Beat the remaining egg whites from the 8 eggs into a stiff foam.3. Cheese filling: grate the margarine, adding the egg yolks, two spoons of cheese, and the potatoes one at a time. Add some sugar and grate well. Add the egg foam, potato flour, baking powder, vanilla sugar, and flavor oils (a few drops of each), stirring lightly. Add the dried nuts and fruits.4. Pour the prepared filling over the dough.5. Preheat the oven to 180 C, place the cake inside, and bake for about 1 hour.Enjoy the Polish Cheesecake (Sernik)!! It's really delicious!