Cheese Blintzes

Recipe by evelynathens
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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For batter: Combine flour, sugar and salt.
  • Whisk in milk, a little at a time, and whisk in eggs until batter is smooth.
  • In a 7 inch non-stick pan, melt butter over moderately-high heat.
  • Half fill a ¼ cup measure with the batter and, off the heat, pour the batter into the pan.
  • Tilt and rotate pan quickly so that batter covers bottom in a thin layer and return any excess back into the bowl.
  • Return pan to heat, loosen edge of blintz with a spatula, and cook until underside is browned lightly.
  • Turn and brown other side.
  • Repeat, using up all of batter.
  • For filling: Combine farmer’s cheese, cream cheese and yolks until almost smooth and beat in sugar, salt, vanilla and lemon zest.
  • Spoon 2 tblsps of filling onto blintz; fold in 2 sides and roll up to enclose filling.
  • Put seam side down on a baking sheet.
  • Repeat, using up all of crepes and filling.
  • (blintzes can be made ahead and frozen at this point. Thaw and proceed with recipe.) In each of 2 large skillets, melt 2 tblsps of the butter over moderately-high heat, add blintzes and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Turn carefully and cook until golden and heated through.
  • Transfer to a heated platter and serve with sour cream and cherry preserves.
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