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Healthy Viennese Cheesecakes Recipe

Healthy Viennese Cheesecakes Recipe

Viennese Cheesecake



  • 2 generous cups flour
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon rum
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
    Work flour, butter, egg, rum, sour cream and sugar to a dough. Let stand for 30 minutes. Roll into two rectangles 1/8−inch thick. Bake one rectangle on an ungreased baking sheet at 300 degrees F for 10 to 15 minutes, until slightly brown. Cover with Cheese Filling.

Cheese Filling

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup vanilla sugar
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon rind
  • 11 2/3 ounces cream cheese,
  • rubbed through a strainer
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 egg whites, stiffly beaten


1. Cream butter. Add yolks, vanilla sugar, raisins, lemon rind, cheese and sour cream. Fold in egg whites. Top cheesecake with second rectangle; brush with 1 beaten egg. Bake at 325 degrees F until light brown on top (about 15 minutes). Cool; cut into rectangles about 3 x 1 1/2 inches. Sprinkle with sugar.

2. Vanilla Sugar Cut one vanilla bean and put it with 1 cup of sugar into a jar. Seal tightly and let set about a week before removing the vanilla bean and using the sugar.

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