Russian Easy Tea Cakes

Russian teacakes are a kind of pastry, a dessert which is generally served & eaten during the Christmas time. It is similar to “jumble” from England or butterballs or Mexican or Italian wedding cakes or snowballs as they too have powdery white round appearance.

Super simple & easy to cook and super delicious teacakes, you can never get tired of them. Cooked with butter, sugar, all-purpose flour mixed all together with vanilla flavor and after that baked and rolled in powdered sugar. Truly Yummy!

Step-by-Step Easy & Quick Recipe –

Prep Time           Cook Time              Total Time                    Yields

20 mins                           15 mins                       35 mins                     36 Serving


All-purpose flour – 2 cups (sifted)

Confectioner’s sugar – 6 tablespoons + 1/3 cup for rolling the cakes

Vanilla extract – 1 teaspoon

Walnuts – 1 cup (finely chopped)

Butter – 1 cup


  • Preheat oven to 175°(350°F).
  • In a mixing bowl mix butter and vanilla extract well so that it becomes even and smooth. Sift the flour and sugar and add to the bowl and mix well so that all the ingredients in the bowl now blend well. Now add chopped walnuts. Mix well again.
  • Now make 1-inch balls and place them on an ungreased cookie sheet, keep them 2-inches apart from each other.
  • Now bake them for 12 minutes and take out, let them cool. Now when they are very mildly hot roll them gently in the balance confectioner’s sugar to coat them well. The balls can be rolled twice for a thicker coating per choice after fully cooling down.

Note: Super delicious teacakes are ready, Enjoy!

Happy Cooking!!


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