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Apricot Farmer Cheese Cake slice on a plate with a spoon next to it

Apricot Farmer Cheese Cake

Course Cake, Dessert
Cuisine Russian, Ukrainian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 50 minutes
Servings 12 Servings
Calories 430kcal



  • These are the ingredients you will need for the cake. Butter should be at a room temperature.
    Ingredients on the table including; flour in a bowl, 6 eggs, a bowl with butter, a bowl with apricots, a measuring cup with farmers cheese, and 6 measuring spoons with sugar, baking powder, whipping cream, potato starch
  • Using a fork, combine butter with 1/3 cup sugar and whisk in three eggs.
    3 eggs added into sugar and butter mixture in the bowl
  • Add flour and baking powder into the mixture, stir until all ingredients are well combined.
    Dough in a bowl
  • Use an 11 inch baking dish, place dough in the center. Using your fingers, work the dough to cover the inside of the baking dish, creating a deep dish out of the dough.
    Deep dish created out of the dough in a baking pan
  • Cut apricots in halves, place them with cut side down, at the bottom of the dish.
    Apricot halves lining the bottom of the deep dish made of dough
  • Whisk 3 eggs until you have one consistency, add farmer cheese and potato starch into the eggs. Whisk or beat with a mixer until the mixture is smooth.
    Farmers cheese added into whisked eggs in a large bowl
  • In a separate bowl whisk heavy whipping cream with 1/2 cup sugar until stiff peaks. Fold in whipping cream into farmer cheese mixture.
    Whipping cream mixture added into the bowl with the farmers cheese mixture
  • Spread cheese mixture over the top of the apricots.
    farmers cheese mixture being spread on top of the halved apricots in the dough that lines the baking pan
  • Bake at 350 for 60-75 minutes. To see if the cake is bakes, touch the center of it, it should be on a firm side. Let the cake cook completely before serving.
    Apricot Farmer Cheese Cake slice on a plate with a spoon next to it


Calories: 430kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 155mg | Sodium: 280mg | Potassium: 254mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 1170IU | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 1.8mg