This video shows you how to make authentic Russian tea cakes rolled in confectioner's sugar. It’s a recipe that’s been in the family for generations. An essential treat at the holidays, they’re so good the rest of the year, too, tea time or any time. Watch the video, then get THEAUNT708’s top-rated recipe for Russian Tea Cakes I. The traditional recipe calls for chopped walnuts. But if you like, experiment with chopped almonds or pecans.