Healthy German Cottage Cheesecake Recipe Video


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time1 Hr 30 Min
Ready In2 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexJust EnjoyCuisine
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Flour1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Ground walnuts1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Ground flax seed1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Graham crackers3 1⁄2 (Whole)
 Butter/Margarine4 Tablespoon
 Baking powder2 Teaspoon
 Vanilla1 Teaspoon
 Milk3 Tablespoon
 Cottage cheese2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Light sour cream1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon
 Sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Salt4 Dash
 Unsweetened frozen strawberries2 Cup (32 tbs) (Whole)
 Sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Thyme1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Balsamic vinegar1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3101 Calories from Fat 1174

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 135 g206.9%

Saturated Fat 56.8 g284%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 481.6 mg

Sodium 3730 mg155.4%

Total Carbohydrates 385 g128.5%

Dietary Fiber 22 g88%

Sugars 211 g

Protein 100 g200.6%

Vitamin A 64.7% Vitamin C 360%

Calcium 175.2% Iron 73.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. Grease a pudding tray

3. For the crust: Blend ½ cup of ground flax seeds, ½ cup ground walnuts, 3 gram crackers and ½ cup of flour in a mixer.
4. Add ½ stick of butter to the crumble and mix well.
5. Add 2 teaspoons baking powder, 1/3 cup of sugar, 1 egg, a teaspoon of vanilla extract and 3 tablespoons of milk and mix.
6. Layer this mixture in the pudding tray.
7. Add 2 cups of cottage cheese and 1 cup of low fat sour cream, 1 teaspoon vanilla, ½ cup sugar, 1 teaspoon baking powder and 3 eggs and mix well.
8. Pour this mixture over the crust layer on the pudding tray and smoothen it.
9. Pop the tray in the oven for 40 - 45 minutes.
10. For the strawberry filing: Mix 2 cups frozen chopped strawberries, ¼ cup sugar, 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar, ½ teaspoon of thyme.

11. Remove after 40 minutes from the oven and let it cool.
12. Cut a piece of the cottage cheesecake and add some of the strawberry filling on top and serve.

Editors Review

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