Traditional Russian dishes are often associated with borscht, mayo-based salads, porridge and endless variations of savory dumplings and pierogies. What many may not know is that Russian piquant cuisine is supplemented by a scrumptious arrange of traditional Russian sweets and desserts.
From home-made jams and preserves, to authentic Russian cakes, tortes and even handmade candies — when it comes to sugary confections, Russians seem to have a hereditary sweet tooth. They have perfected the art of dessert making and have come up with a wide selection of irritable treats.
We’ve polled our friends, scoured the internet and dug through grandma’s old recipe books to come up with the most popular Russian sweets.
What’s your favorite Russian sweet? Share with us on Facebook or leave a comment below. And stay tuned for special candy offers from Store.RussianFoods.com — just in time for Halloween.