How to Make 'Russischer Zupfkuchen' a Cheese Cake🇩🇪

Translates 'Russian chocolate cheese cake'. But it is totally German. It is sold in bakeries all over. But, Couldn't find out why it is called Russian.. If any one knows please write me a message.

How to Make 'Russischer  Zupfkuchen'  a Cheese Cake🇩🇪 Recipe
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Ingredients for the chocolate sugar crust

Ingredients for the chocolate sugar crust

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Combine flour, sugar, cacao and a pinch of salt, pulse. then add the butter.. Mix Using your fingers or a pastry blender. Until you have a crumble then add the egg. Mix until they form a smooth ball

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If the dough is too dry, you can add a bit of cold milk. Gather the dough in a disk

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Cut into roughly 4 parts wrap 3/4 and the 1/4 refrigerate at least 1 hr

Cut into roughly 4 parts wrap 3/4 and the 1/4 refrigerate at least 1 hr

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After 1 hr...Preheat oven 220C. spread 3/4 of the dough in a spring form to cover the base and 4 cm of the sides. the rest of the dough would b the crumble for the top

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This is how I made it.. Refrigerate wile preparing the filling.

This is how I made it.. Refrigerate wile preparing the filling.

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Start making the filling: 750 g ricotta the traditional cheese would b 'quark' I didn't find it around where I live

Start making the filling: 750 g ricotta the traditional cheese would b 'quark' I didn't find it around where I live

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Plus 250 g mascarpone or clotted cream

Plus 250 g mascarpone or clotted cream

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In a separate bowl mix 100 g of sugar+ 25 g of corn flour

In a separate bowl mix 100 g of sugar+ 25 g of corn flour

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Add a pinch of salt

Add a pinch of salt

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Mix

Mix

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Add over the ricotta-mascarpone

Add over the ricotta-mascarpone

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Mix until homogenous and smooth. Try not to incorporate any air. So it is not recommended to use mixers

Mix until homogenous and smooth. Try not to incorporate any air. So it is not recommended to use mixers

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Add the eggs .. Careful not to incorporate air

Add the eggs .. Careful not to incorporate air

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Add vanilla

Add vanilla

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Pour the filling in the prepared raw crust

Pour the filling in the prepared raw crust

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Top with the rest of the dough

Top with the rest of the dough

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lower the oven to 170C and Bake the cheese cake 50-60 mins .. Depends on your oven

lower the oven to 170C and Bake the cheese cake 50-60 mins .. Depends on your oven

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Ingredients

Crust 
300 Grams Flour  
180 Grams Butter cold cubed 
130 Grams Sugar  
50 Grams Cacao  
2 Teaspoons Baking powder+pich of salt 
1 Tablespoon Cold milk or water or 2 tbsp 
Filling 
750 Grams Ricotta  
250 Grams Mascarpone 
120 Grams Sugar 
25 Grams Cornstarch  
3 Eggs large or 4 medium 
1 Tablespoon Vanilla 
A pinch of salt 
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