Vatrushka Cream Cheese Buns

Vatrushka Cream Cheese Buns


Time Needed Prep
Ingredients 12
Difficulty Medium

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  • 3 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Yeast
  • 2 cups Milk
  • 1/2 cups Unsalted Butter softened
  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • 2 cups Farmer's Cheese
  • 1/2 cups Granulated Sugar
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 2 cups Cream Cheese
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract

Nutrition Information

Qty per
0g serve
Qty per
Energy 0kcalcal 213.4781671159kcalcal
Protein 0gg 6.0625336927224gg
Fat (total) 0gg 5.0587601078167gg
 - saturated 0gg 0.65768194070081gg
Carbohydrate 0gg 35.141778975741gg
 - sugars 0gg 2.977897574124gg
Dietary Fibre 0gg 1.3153638814016gg
Sodium 0mgmg 29.051212938005mgmg

Nutritional information does not include the following ingredients: Yeast, Unsalted Butter, Farmer's Cheese, Granulated Sugar, Eggs, Salt, Vanilla extract

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

Vatrushka Cream Cheese Buns are a delicious treat originating from Russia. These buns are a perfect combination of soft, fluffy bread and a scrumptious filling made from cream cheese. They are a popular snack that can be enjoyed any time of the day.

These buns are incredibly easy to make, making them an ideal choice when you want to whip up something quick and delicious. The bread dough is made with simple ingredients readily available in most kitchens.

Vatrushka Cream Cheese Buns I Stay at Home Mum

Once the dough is ready, it is divided into small portions and flattened to create a disc shape. A dollop of cream cheese filling is then placed in the center of each disc, and the edges are pinched together to seal the filling inside. The buns are then baked until golden brown and puffy.

What distinguishes Vatrushka Cream Cheese Buns from other pastries is the variety of fillings that can be used.

Vatrushka Cream Cheese Buns I Stay at Home Mum

Apart from the classic cream cheese filling, you can also use fruits, jams, or savory fillings like onion and cheese. This versatility allows you to create different bun variations to suit your taste buds and preferences.

If you are looking for a quick and easy snack that is both delicious and satisfying, Vatrushka Creamcheese Buns are an excellent choice. With its simple recipe and endless possibilities of fillings, you can create a variety of bun flavors that will leave your taste buds craving for more.

Vatrushka Cream Cheese Buns I Stay at Home Mum


  1. Mix yeast, milk, and 1 tbsp. of sugar. Let it rest for 10 minutes.

  2. Add eggs, salt, and another tbsp of sugar. Mix it well.

  3. Add the flour gradually and mix it well. When the flour is all used, add the oil to the dough. Having the oil put in last is vital because you need it for texture.

  4. Knead the dough for at least 10 minutes. Put it aside to rise for 2 hours.

  5. Cut the dough into 6-8 smaller parts and shape them into a flattened ball. Set aside to rise for 30 minutes.

  6. Use a glass to press the buns to form a hollow.

  7. For the filling, mix the cream cheese, Farmer's cheese, egg, vanilla extract, and sugar.

  8. Spoon the cream cheese mixture onto the center of each dough circle.

  9. Bake the vatrushka in a preheated oven at 350°F (180°C) for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.

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