I am Russian myself, now live in America. So... I grew up with that cake and I have a few other cakes that I will publish on here, that are just so good as well. Anyway this one can also have a lemon peel for a ground layer and chocholate on the top as well as different nuts, The sower cream should be thick to begine with . before you add suger to it. So in Russia we let it hang and get read of water by putting it in a fabric over night.
This turned out wonderful. I am a Russian and grew up with this cake, but over the years lost my recipe. This cake is quite tricky - if something is not right, it will be hard as a rock! This one came out perfect! My American husband's family liked it a lot. The only thing - HOW did the author get 15 layers??? I rolled the dough really thin, but still had to make another batch. Thank you so much for coming up with this recipe! There are some recipes of it on the web, but this one is for sure the best one!
The recipe is awesome. I am russian myself and the cake turned out really well. Similar to my mum's honey cake.I added cinnamon and nutmeg to the dough.Thank you very much for the recipe. It reminded me of my childhood. :)
This cake is delicious! However, not being a baker I made the process more simple. I spread the dough out while still warm on 2 cookie sheets lined with wax paper to bake. When cooled I cut each sheet into three to form a 6 layer rectangular cake. The rest of the recipe I followed exaxtly. I didn't look as impressice as the 15 layer round yet it was so...good. My husband is russian and loved it!!!
Thank you VERY MUCH for this. I live abroad now and remember making this cake when I was young in Ukraine. Since then, forgot the recepie and could not find it anywhere. IT IS EXACTLY how me and my mum used to make it so VERY AUTHENTIC. the only thing I should mention - ensure that you put ALOT of filling in between so the cake soaks it up and becomes softer. Thank you again. Jana
This took several hours to make and came out funny looking (I transfered the circles onto the pan before baking which stretched and distorted their shape- remember to cut the circles ON the pan). I covered the rather big messy cake with strawberries and while it looked less pretty than my usual creations - IT WAS THE BEST CAKE I HAVE EVER MADE!!!! The strawberries were a really nice touch with the sweetened sour cream. Within 10 minutes of serving, there was NOTHING left of it. All the other cakes I bought/made were left over and this one was devoured. A MUST try!
This recipe is great. It turned out very well. Easy and Tasty. Thank you.
Excellent! You've saved me those 6 months of research--it only took me an hour to find this! Thanks!
This cake is a MUST TRY! It has such an unusual and delightful taste and texture, that it disappeared within minutes at my housewarming party! This repice is top-notch, didn't have to change a thing. If you're looking to impress your family and friends with cuisine that is out of the ordinary, this is the perfect cake.