Cookbook:Goat Cheese Cakes

Goat Cheese Cakes
CategoryCheese recipes
Servings8 cakes
Time1 hour

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These goat cheese cakes are a combination of soft cheeses and herbs, breaded, and fried.




  1. In a mixing bowl, combine goat cheese, Boursin and ricotta cheese. Set aside.
  2. Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium-low heat.
  3. Add the garlic, shallot, chives, thyme, basil and tarragon.
  4. Cook just until soft and fragrant, about 2 minutes.
  5. Fold herbs into cheese mixture.
  6. Cover and refrigerate until mixture is firm, at least 30 minutes.
  7. When cheese mixture is firm, divide it into 8 equal portions and form each portion into a cake about ¾-inch thick.
  8. Dredge each cake in flour, then shake off excess flour.
  9. Dip each cake in egg wash, then into breadcrumbs, covering well on both sides. Set on a wire rack.
  10. Heat oil in a large skillet or sauté pan over medium-high heat.
  11. Gently add cheese cakes and fry until golden on both sides, 1–2 minutes per side.
  12. Drain on a wire rack.