Russian Tea Cake Recipe


Health IndexAverageServings4


 Butter/Margarine1 Cup (16 tbs), softened
 Confectioner's sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Vanilla1 Teaspoon
 All purpose flour2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Finely chopped nuts3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Confectioner's sugar1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 901 Calories from Fat 541

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 61 g93.3%

Saturated Fat 31.4 g157%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 121 mg

Sodium 224.6 mg9.4%

Total Carbohydrates 77 g25.8%

Dietary Fiber 3.8 g15.3%

Sugars 19.5 g

Protein 13 g27%

Vitamin A 28.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 6.3% Iron 18.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Heat oven to 400°.
Mix butter, 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar and the vanilla.
Work in flour, salt and nuts until dough holds together.
Shape dough into 1 inch balls; place on ungreased baking sheet.
Bake until set but not brown, 10 to 12 minutes.
While warm, roll in confectioners' sugar.
Roll in sugar again.
Wrap, label and freeze.
20 minutes before serving, remove Russian Tea-cakes from freezer and unwrap.
Place on serving plate; thaw uncovered at room temperature.