TOP 5 Estonian Rhubarb or Apple cakes

In Estonia is summer. And May and June are months of Rhubarb. Let me remind to you best cakes. In all recpies you can replace rhubarb and use for example apples or other berries or fruits.

Estonian Quark and Rhubarb Pie. Pidusai by Terhi

In Estonia we call this type cakes and pies “Pidusai”- means “party bread”. This is festive and beautiful and everyone get one  own piece.

Soft and Delicious Grandmothers Apple or Rhubarb Pie

This cake is classic. Old School cake. Soft and tender

Soft and Crispy Chocolate and Rhubarb Cake. Šokolaadi- rabarberikook

Amazing combination of sweet and fluffy biscuit and crispy bottom.

Soft and Crispy Quark and Rhubarb Cake. Kohupiima- rabarberikook

This is soft and Crispy Quark Cake is a great combination of tart apples/rhubarb and sweet and light quark.

Soft and Mellow Rhubarb Cake. Biskviitkattega rabarberikook

This is one of my favourite cake. I love mellow biscuit and soft bottom. I love a combination of tart rhubarb or apples and sweet dough.

Cottage Cheese Oatmeal Cake. Kodujuustu kaerahelbekook

Very delicious cake. Crispy bottom and juicy sweet filling. Cottage cheese gives texture and berries adds sweetness.
I used blueberries, but during winter time it would be very ok to use dried fruits, Let them swell before in some liqueur.
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Crunchy Marzipan and Bilberry Cake. Marjakook martsipaniga

marzipancake (28)Amazing berry cake with crispy bottom and top and juicy filling. Marzipan is very sweet and tartness of berries balancing and complements the light sweet almond taste of the marzipan.
Marzipan is one of the oldest sweets made in Estonia, and it was first used as a medicine as it was thought it has healing properties and was sold in the Town Hall Pharmacy of Tallinn. As the legend has it, the sweet was invented by a man who worked at the pharmacy. However, the city of Lübeck in Germany also claims to have invented the treat.

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Marzipan

The word “marzipan” is derived from German Marzipan or Italian marzapane, most likely after St. Marcus; the Estonian name is martsipan. This product is an elastic paste made of grated, powdered almonds and powdered sugar. Read more about marzipan

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Simple Bitter Sweet Black Currant Cake. Mustsõstrakook

blackcurcake (1)Simple and delicious cake for people, who do not want or like very sweet cakes.

The bitterness of the chocolate, sweet and sour berries creating a wonderful combination.

Quark makes this cake lighter and healthier

And make quark by yourself. Trust me: It is much simpler to make than you might think. I won’t tell if you don’t 😉
Look at for recipe.
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