Festive bread.  Ladder and egg pie recipe

Festive bread. Ladder and egg pie recipe

On June 2, 40 days after Easter, the Ascension of the Lord is celebrated. We tell you how to cook traditional dishes for this holiday.

The main pastry of this church holiday in Ukraine is a peaceful festive cake, symbolizing the ascension to heaven. In addition, pancakes stuffed with eggs and seasonal greens are often prepared for this holiday.

Jelly pie recipe with eggs and herbs


  • eggs – 3 pcs.
  • Flour – 6.5 tablespoons.
  • mayonnaise – 1 tbsp. without slide
  • sour cream – 150 ml
  • Salt and soda – half a teaspoon each.

to fill in:

  • Boiled eggs – 5 pcs.
  • Green onion feathers – 1 small bunch
  • Sorrel/spinach – 1 small handful
  • You can add grated cheese or feta cheese as desired.


Beat eggs with mayonnaise with a mixer, then add salt and sour cream, without ceasing to beat. Finally add the baking soda and whisk for another 3-4 minutes on medium power. Cover the finished mixture with a film or cover and leave for 20 minutes.

Finely chop the eggs and chop the vegetables. Stir and salt to taste.

Grease a baking dish with butter or vegetable oil, pour half the dough. Put the filling and stuff it with the rest of the dough.

Bake the cake for 40 minutes in an oven preheated to 180 ° C.

Allow the cake to cool slightly before removing and slicing.

cookie recipe Ladder”


  • Flour – 250 gm
  • eggs – 1 pc. (big)
  • Sugar – 100 gm
  • Hazelnut – 150 g
  • Lemon juice – 50 ml
  • Water – 125 ml
  • Vanillin – 5 gm
  • salt – pinch
  • Powdered sugar/Poppy seeds for decoration


Kill the hazelnuts in a coffee grinder or mortar, add vanilla and salt to them. Mix hazelnuts with flour, add sugar and mix well.

Beat the egg into the dry mixture and add the lemon juice. Knead the dough by adding water.

The finished dough is minced to a thickness of 8-10 mm and cut into long and short strips. Line the baking tray with parchment paper and form ladders on the baking tray. In places of contact, brush it with an egg or a brush moistened with water.

Bake cookies for 30 minutes at 180 ° C. If desired, sprinkle the finished biscuit with powdered sugar or poppy seeds.

enjoy your meal!

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