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Russian pashka recipe


Pashka is one of the most common Easter desserts in Finland, and it belongs to Orthodox Eastern traditions in general. This pashka recipe is quite simple to make and anyone can make it home!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Resting time 12 hrs
Course Dessert
Cuisine Finnish, Russian
Servings 8 people
Calories 348 kcal


  • 100 grams butter
  • 1 deciliter sugar
  • 2 deciliters double cream
  • 500 grams quark
  • 1 egg
  • 0.5 lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla sugar
  • 0.5 deciliter chopped almonds
  • 1 deciliter dried fruit


  • In a bowl, whip the double cream.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk sugar and softened butter together.
  • Once they are properly whisked, add quark, the egg, dried fruit, almonds and vanilla sugar. Mix well. Add whipped cream and fold it in gently.
  • Place the batter into a pasha mold lined with a cheesecloth or into a removable coffee machine filter holder, lined with a coffee filter bag.
  • Place it in the fridge overnight to release excess liquids and serve at the end of your meal.


Calories: 348kcalCarbohydrates: 26gProtein: 12gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 13gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 76mgSodium: 174mgPotassium: 167mgFiber: 2gSugar: 22gVitamin A: 711IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 60mgIron: 1mg


Nutritional information shall not be used for medical reasons.

Keyword russian pashka recipe, slavic desserts
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