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Gužvara-Wrinkly cheese pie

April 22, 2015
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  • Makes 15x10 inch pan
Author Notes

I got this recipe from my best friend Seka, she made Gužvara on my last visit. —anka

What You'll Need
  • 1 box (1 pound)phyllo dough
  • 1 pound ricotta cheese
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream
  • 1 cup sparkling mineral water
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt
  1. Preheat oven to 350F and oil or use parchment paper in the large baking dish.
  2. In a large bowl mix all ingredients except phyllo dough.
  3. Line two sheet of phyllo dough in baking dish making sure the dough covers the sides of the baking dish. Save two sheet for the top layer.
  4. Rest of the phyllo sheets, one at the time wrinkle and dip into cheese mixture and put into baking dish, stacking in pile next to each other starting on one side and repeating till all dough is used. If there is any cheese mix left just pour over. Cover with two sheets that you saved for the top. Brush the top with water.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 40-50 minutes, until nicely browned on top.
  6. Take it from the oven, leave it for 10-15 minutes to cool, cut and serve.

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