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Baked Sliced of Zapekanka

Farmers Cheese Cake with Raisins (Zapekanka)

Zapekanka is a traditional Russian cake. It's slightly sweet, packed full of plump, golden raisins, and can be served as breakfast or dessert.
Course Breakfast, Cake, Dessert
Cuisine Russian, Ukrainian
Keyword farmers cheese cake, zapekanka, zapekanka recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 324kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin



  • Prepare the ingredients for the recipe.
    Ingredients for Zapekanka
  • Combine farmer's cheese, eggs, sugar, sour cream, cream of wheat, and baking powder in a blender. Pulse until you get a smooth texture.
    Ingredients in a bowl
  • Fold raisins into the batter, evenly distributing them throughout.
    Ingredients for Zapekanka in a bowl
  • Line an 8x12 inch or 9-inch round baking pan with parchment paper or spray it generously with cooking spray. Spread the batter evenly into the pan. Bake it at 375°F for 35 minutes, or until golden brown.
    Zapekanka Mixture in a
  • Let the cake cook at room temperature. Slice it into squares. Serve cold or warm slices up in the microwave or oven.
    Whole Zakecanka on a plate


Calories: 324kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 120mg | Sodium: 358mg | Potassium: 388mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 300IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 191mg | Iron: 4.6mg