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“Blini are small leavened buckwheat pancakes, originally form Russia. They are a great base for many a canape. Traditionally they are served topped with sour cream and caviar. Great to make some as a starter or finger-food at a party. Can top with your favourite toppings and have a few different toppings. These will keep for a couple of days in the fridge if stored in an airtight container. Bring to room temperature before adding toppings. Serve at room temperature. These can be made gluten free. Buckwheat does not contain gluten.”
40-50 blini

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift dry ingredients into a medium sized bowl.
  2. Gradually whisk in the egg, buttermilk and melted butter.
  3. Cook in batches, Drop 2 teaspoon portions of butter into a non-stick heated frying pan. Cook the first side, turn and cook until browned on both sides.
  4. Place on wire racks to cool.
  5. Top with your favourite toppings- creme fraiche and salmon roe/caviar, creme fraiche mixed with some dill then topped with smoked salmon.

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