Russian Apple Cake (Sharlotka)

Russian apple cake is a traditional cake made with very little ingredients.  The process of making it is so easy that just about every Russian knows how to make it.  When Arkadi and I first  just started dating, I went over to his house one day to meet his grandma (or babul, as he affectionately… Continue reading Russian Apple Cake (Sharlotka)

Torte “Mashenka” (Russian Cake)

I invited my in-laws over one night for tea and dessert and I thought to myself, I will make something Russian, something they are familiar with.  So I found myself a recipe for this cake and I asked Arkadi if he’s ever had this cake called “torte mashenka” and he said no, he’s never heard… Continue reading Torte “Mashenka” (Russian Cake)