My version of perekladanets is a layered bread pastry (versus the traditional yeast-raised sweet dough) filled with dried fruits, nuts, and sugar. It is thought of as a festive type of dessert and is traditionally served at Easter celebrations. Perekladanets is often referred to as a “coffee cake” because it is usually served with coffee or tea. Any type of dried fruits and nuts will do, so use what you like.
This recipe will take the better part of a day to prepare an