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  • Servings: 14 blintzes
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Recipe makes about 18 blini leaves and fills about 14 blintzes.

Kosher (dairy).


  • Batter Ingredients:
  • 2 eggs, well-beaten
  • 1 C flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 C water
  • Filling Ingredients:
  • 1 lb hoop or farmer’s cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • Speck cinnamon


  • Directions: Batter
  • Add salt and water to eggs.
  • Stir gradually into flour until smooth.
  • Heat 7” to 9” pan and butter well.
  • Renew the butter with a crust of bread from time to time.
  • Pour only enough batter to make very thin pancake, tipping pan in all directions to cover bottom. Pour excess back!!
  • Fry on one side then shake out of pan onto board, fried side down.
  • Directions: Filling
  • Press the cheese, if not smooth, through a colander.
  • Add eggs and seasoning.
  • Place filling on browned side of leaf.
  • Fold over as for an envelope.
  • Cook filled blintzes in a little butter until brown and hot.
  • Serve with sugar, jam, and/or sour cream.

Author Credit: Zelma Levin Goldstein

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