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Ukrainian Honey Cake

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“I found this recipe back in my early days as a baker and it has become a staple in my repetoire. It is a very moist cake and the best garnish for it is a simple dusting of icing sugar.”
1hr 10mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream the butter and sugar.
  2. Add the egg yolks, one at a time.
  3. Beat until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in the honey.
  5. Sift the flour with the other dry ingredients; add in alternately with the sour cream.
  6. Stir in the walnuts.
  7. Beat the egg whites until stiff and fold them into the batter.
  8. Bake in a greased tube pan at 325 degrees F for 50 to 55 minutes, or until done.
  9. Lower the heat to 300 degrees F in the final stages of baking to prevent the honey from burning.

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