Polish sweet cheese recipe is probably the most frequently used by the Polish housewives wanting to cook something sweet. It’s a perfect base for nalesniki, Polish sweet cheese buns, sernik (Polish cheesecake), or simply as a spread for the bread.
It can be served hot or cold, solo, or with dried fruits, such as raisins.
In this post, I am sharing with you a super simple and fast Polish sweet cheese recipe.
Tips For Making Polish Sweet Cheese
Skip Egg Yolks If You Want To Have Your Polish Sweet Cheese Cold
Although raw egg yolk is a must-add ingredient in any Polish sweet cheese recipe, you can skip it if you want to be sure you won’t get a Salmonella infection.
Eating raw eggs is always a bit risky, so if you decide to add a yolk, make sure to wash the egg first.
If you want to warm Polish sweet cheese up, f.e. you are doing it to stuff the buns, it’s perfectly safe to add the egg yolk.
If You Want To Get The Lighter Version Of Polish Sweet Cheese, Use Greek Yoghurt Instead Of Butter
Alternatively, you can use the sour cream.
Polish Sweet Cheese Recipe
- 2 cups of cottage/ farmer cheese
- 2 tbsps of butter
- 1/2 cup of sugar, xylitol or any other sweetener
- 2 egg yolks (optional)
- 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract (optional)
- Mix all the ingredients together using a food processor or blender until you will get a smooth and creamy consistency.
Adding egg yolks is optional and it's only recommended when you will heat the Polish sweet cheese afterward (f.e. it's a filling for the sweet buns).
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