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“Blini are thin buckwheat pancakes. Russian Blini are served with sour cream and caviar or smoked salmon. However, they also make a nice Hanukkah breakfast with some jam or pancake syrup on top. From the Jewish Holiday cookbook. The rising time is included in the cooking time.”
30 blini

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium-sized bowl, combine the yeast, water, and honey; Let mixture rest for about 5 minutes, or until foamy.
  2. Stir in the flours, milk powder, sour cream, melted butter, and egg yolks; Cover bowl with plastic wrap and let the batter rest for 30 minutes (It will not rise very much, but will form bubbles on the surface).
  3. In a separate bowl, beat egg whites with the salt just until they form stiff peaks; do not overbeat, or they may be difficult to fold; Gently, but thoroughly, fold the beaten whites into the batter.
  4. Preheat a griddle or large skillet over medium heat and lightly grease it; Spoon 1-1/2- to 2-tablespoon measures of the batter onto the preheated griddle; When bubbles have formed on the surface of the pancakes, and the bottoms are browned, turn them and cook just until lightly browned on the second side.
  5. Yield 30 2 1/2 to 3" blini.

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