No Bake Biscvitena Torta – Bulgarian Biscuit Cake Recipe

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Sarah-Jane has lived in Croatia for 10+ years. SJ, as she is known, has been traveling the Balkans & beyond since 2000. She now shares her passion for traveling with her husband & kids.

This Bulgarian biscuit cake recipe is straightforward to make, and loved by all. You can also add some raisins or banana rings in the layers for an extra treat to make “biscvitena torta” even better!

Bulgarian Recipes_No Bake Bulgarian Biscvitena Torta

Who does not love a cake made with cookies? I dare say that there is no one!

Biscvitena Torta, as it is known in Bulgaria, is a type of Bulgarian biscuit cake that is on the menu of every restaurant – from the neighborhood establishment to the most sophisticated restaurants.

This Bulgarian biscuit cake recipe is straightforward – biscuits, milk, eggs, sugar, vanilla, lemon, and chocolate. And if you like, add some raisins or banana rings in the layers for an extra treat. 


Biscvitena Torta – Biscuit Cake

Bulgarian Biscuit Cake - Biscvitena Torta


  • 230 gram packet of biscuits (or there abouts)
  • 700 ml. milk
  • 150 g of white sugar
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 60 g all-purpose flour
  • 60 g cornstarch or vanilla pudding
  • 100 g of butter


  1. Mix 350 g of milk, flour, and cornstarch (or pudding)
  2. Mix 350 ml of milk, the sugar, and the egg yolks
  3. Combine both milk mixtures in a pot and put it on medium-low heat. Stir constantly until the cream thickens
  4. Remove the cream from the heat and add the butter
  5. On a baking sheet (about 25x20 cm), put a layer of biscuits
  6. Pour a layer of cream and repeat
  7. Finish with a layer of cream
  8. Refrigerate overnight
  9. Before serving top it with grated chocolate, chopped walnuts, or you can leave it plain.

Biscvitena Torta  - Bulgarian Biscuit Cake Recipe

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