Cottage Cheese Tart

Cottage Cheese Tart

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Calories: 1859


  • 8 oz shortcrust or flan pastry
  • 12 oz cottage cheese
  • 1 glass milk
  • 2 oz raisins steeped in brandy if you wish
  • 4 level tablespoons sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 level tablespoon flour
  • 1 tablespoon icing sugar
  • grated zest of 1 lemon
  • few drops vanilla essence


  • Roll out the pastry and line a flan tin.
  • Bake blind for 10 - 15 minutes at 200°C, 400°F, mark 6. Allow to cool.
  • Separate the eggs.
  • Sieve the cottage cheese into a bowl, add the egg yolks, milk, lemon rind and vanilla essence. Mix well.
  • Add the raisins. Beat the egg whites until stiff and fold gently into the cheese mixture.
  • Make sure that they are well mixed in, otherwise the top will brown too soon.
  • Bake for 20 - 25 minutes at 200°C, 400°F, mark 6.
  • Turn out upside down on to a wire cake rack to cool if the pie is not to be eaten immediately.
Calories: 1859 kcal
Carbohydrates: 260 g
Protein: 87 g
Fat: 54g
Saturated Fat: 19 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 738 mg
Sodium: 2710 mg
Potassium: 1720 mg
Fiber: 11 g
Sugar: 81 g
Vitamin A: 1855 IU
Vitamin C: 60 mg
Calcium: 734 mg
Iron: 13 mg
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