Chocolate Easter is an essential attribute of the most important Christian holiday - Easter in our family. Traditionally, cottage cheese Easter is prepared in the form of a truncated cone, the Holy Sepulcher. But there are a lot of recipes for such an Easter, each housewife has her own way of preparing both Easter and Easter cake. In this article, I share with you my homemade recipe, which for several years has been liked by all our guests, and especially children.
Cottage cheese Easter is traditionally prepared in the form of a pyramid with a truncated sharp end, symbolizing Golgotha, on which Jesus of Nazareth climbed with a heavy cross, or the tomb in which Jesus was resurrected. Therefore, on the sides of the cottage cheese pyramid, the letters “ХВ” are placed, meaning the Christian greeting “Christ is Risen!”, As well as a cross, a spear or flowers, symbolizing the flowering of life after the resurrection of the Lord.
Cottage cheese Easter was originally prepared from sour milk. In the 18th century, this dish acquired another basis - cottage cheese. Later, other ingredients were added to it: butter, sugar, sour cream or cream, eggs. Particularly rich people could afford to add delicacies brought to Easter - vanillin, nuts, candied fruits, dried fruits, zest. Chocolate curd Easter includes such an original and tasty component as chocolate or cocoa powder.
The benefits for those who fasted are undeniable - the elements phosphorus and calcium contained in cottage cheese, theobromine and caffeine contained in chocolate, as well as amino acids and vitamins give a boost of energy and strength to an organism depleted by diet. Well, the ancient Slavs believed that Easter protects from the evil eye, drives away evil spirits and attracts good luck to the house, so they always carried a piece of delicacy with them. Cottage cheese chocolate Easter helps to meet the bright holiday of Easter full of energy and joy. Such a seemingly simple dish will make the mood of your guests and family sunny in any weather.