Egg cheese – Hrudka

This slightly sweet “cheese” is often used in Pascha baskets to remind us to be moderate in all things. It is wonderful when spread on kulich or pascha bread!

Egg cheese - Hrudka

Course: Pascha Recipes


  • 12 eggs
  • 1 quart milk whole
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 4 tbsp sugar


  • Beat eggs. Add milk, sugar and vanilla and beat well. Cook in double boiler until the mixture curds and only water remains. Pour into a cloth sack or a sack made of cheese cloth and tie tightly. Place on flat surface and add weight on top for several hours for a loaf type, or hang up to drain for a round shape (at least 2 hours). Carefully remove cheese from cheesecloth and refrigerate.

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