Easter Cake Recipe

Easter Cake Recipe

This Easter cake, known as a Kulich, is a Russian recipe that is super tasty and looks incredibly stylish. These cakes are so tall and beautiful, they look amazing as a centre piece on you Easter table spread.

What you need :

  • 2 cups + 2 Tbsp warm whole milk
  • 9 cups all-purpose flour
  • 6 eggs 
  • 1 tbsp active dry yeast
  • 2 cups sugar
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 250 gr/ 0.5 lbs butter melted 
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 to 1½ cups chocolate chips / raisins
  • Multicoloured Sprinkles

How to make :

  • In a large bowl combine 2 cups + 2 tbsp warm milk, warm melted butter, ½ tsp salt, 6 eggs, 1 tbsp yeast, 2 cups sugar, ½ cup sour cream and 1 tsp vanilla.
  • Add 4 cups flour to make a batter consistency of cream.
  • Cover and let it rise for 2 hours.
  • Add 5 cups of flour; one cup at a time
  • Stir in 1 to 1½ cups of chocolate chips or raisins, candied citrus peel or nuts.
  • Cover and let dough rise for 2 hours in a warm area.
  • Divide dough evenly into deep baking pan that has been oiled.
  • Let dough rise uncovered in a warm place for additional 2 hours.
  • Bake at 350F/180C for 35-40 minutes or until golden.
  • Remove from the pan and allow to cool.
  • Melt while chocolate and cover top of cake. 
  • Decorate with multicoloured sprinkles.

An Easter cake like this is like something from a fairy tale! Its whimsical height and decoration makes it a wonderful addition to an Easter baby shower celebration. Why not serve you guests a slice of this gorgeous cake on one of these super trendy pastel paper plates?!