Without yeast: lush Easter cake on cottage cheese dough with candied rum

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
Easter cake recipe. Source: create.vista.com

Homemade Easter cakes can be made from almost any dough or cottage cheese. To make the pastries flavorful and tasty, add dried fruit, chocolate, and condensed milk to the base.

How to make a lush Easter cake

The cook shared on Instagram a recipe for a very fluffy, tasty, and easy-to-make cottage cheese Easter cake.

Easter cakes recipe


  • Cottage cheese – 300 g
  • Butter – 150 g
  • Eggs – 4 pcs.
  • Flour – 300 g
  • Sugar – 150 g
  • Dried fruits (soaked in rum) – 200 g
  • Dark chocolate – 50 g
  • Baking powder – 1 tsp.
  • Soda – on the tip of a knife
  • Vanilla, a pinch of salt, and citrus zest – optional

Method of preparation:

1. Beat soft butter with sugar. We try to make it white so that it is fluffy. Add the eggs one by one and beat each time. Add cottage cheese to this mixture and beat again.

Butter and eggs

2. Add the flour, baking powder, and baking soda and mix until smooth. Lastly, add the candied fruit sprinkled with flour and mix.

Dough base

3. Put the dough into the molds a little more than halfway and leave it to rise well.

Dried fruits for Easter cake

4. Bake at 180 for about 1 hour. Check with a skewer.

How much to bake Easter cake

They will crack a little on top, but that's okay. Take them out, let them cool slightly and decorate.

Ready-made cakes

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