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3 slices of liver Cake on a plate

Russian Liver Cake Recipe

This Russian layered liver cake recipe comes straight out of the family cookbook. It's rich, decadent, and unexpectedly delicious. Try it and be surprised!
Course Appetizer, Meats
Cuisine Russian
Keyword liver cake, liver cake recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 398kcal



  • Rinse the chicken liver under cold running water. Using a blender or grinder, blend the chicken into tiny pieces.
    Chicken liver in a blender
  • Add sour cream, egg, salt, pepper, and flour to the blended chicken liver. Pulse the mixture a couple of times to combine.
    Sour cream, egg, salt, pepper and flour added to the blender of the blended chicken liver
  • Preheat a skillet over medium heat with a little bit of oil. Pour a thin layer of the liver mixture onto the skillet.
    Batter on a skillet being cooked
  • Cook each side for a couple of minutes until golden brown. Set it aside to cool at room temperature.
    Liver Cake layers placed on a plate
  • In a separate bowl, combine the pressed garlic, diced dill, and mayonnaise.
    On a cutting board there is cut up dill and in a bowl on the cutting board there is mayo and garlic
  • Assemble the cake by alternating a liver crepe with a layer of the mayonnaise mixture. Repeat until you run out of crepes.
    Layers of the liver cake being stacked on top of each other; liver crepe then mayo, garlic and dill spread and repeated
  • Refrigerate the crepe cake for at least an hour before serving. Slice and enjoy!
    3 slices of Liver Cakes on a plate


Calories: 398kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 230mg | Sodium: 292mg | Potassium: 181mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 6536IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 6mg