Russian Blini

Recipe by Krsi Sue
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READY IN: 6hrs 30mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Dissolve yeast in water and let set for 3-5 minutes.
  • In large bowl, mix 1/4 cup buckwheat flour and 2 cups white flour.
  • Make a well in the flour and pour in the yeast mixture.
  • Slowly mix with a wood spoon, then beat mixture until smooth.
  • Cover and let sit in warm spot for 3 hours.
  • Stir vigorously and add the rest of the buckwheat flour.
  • Cover and let sit in warm spot for another 2 hours.
  • Stir and slowly add milk, egg yolks, salt, sugar, 3 tbsp butter and 3 tbsp sour cream.
  • In a separate bowl, beat egg whites until stiff.
  • Fold egg whites into dough.
  • Cover and let sit for another 30 minutes.
  • Coat the bottom of a frying pan with butter and heat.
  • Place 3 tbsp batter in pan & fry 2-3 minutes.
  • Brush with butter and flip, and fry other side 2-3 minutes.
  • Keep warm in 200 degree oven until all blini are made.
  • Serve with melted butter, sour cream, caviar and or lox.
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