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Category Archives: Tortes

Ukrainian-Irish Wedding Traditions

I really enjoy weddings with numerous special traditions, intertwined with the usual wedding traditions, such as the cutting of the wedding cake, the garter and bouquet tossing, the mother-son dance, the father-daughter dance, etc.

Delicious Chocolate Buttermilk Cake with Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting- Recipe

This was my first cake recipe requiring buttermilk, so I was very excited to give it a try.

I used buttermilk in homemade waffles, and liked the results, so

Raspberry Torte – Recipe

The Raspberry Torte has been my daughter’s favorite Ukrainian torte for many years now, so I try to make it for her special occasions.

This torte requires some delicate handling of the baked cake layers, since each layer is baked separately, and somewhat challenging to remove from the cake pan, similar to the Irene Torte.

Apple Torte with Caramel-Nut Glaze – Recipe

If you love Tortes, but have been looking for a lighter filling, rather than the traditional butter cream one, this is a great recipe for you. The cake layers are very thin, and the filling is mostly apples, with a nice caramel glaze.