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  • Author: Chefjar


Blini come out tender, delicate and delicious. They can be stuffed with a sweet and savory fillings.


  • Homemade buttermilk- 2 cups or 500 ml
  • All purpose flour-1 cup
  • Eggs ( medium)- 2
  • Sugar- 2 tbsp
  • Salt- 1/2 tsp
  • Baking powder- 1 tsp
  • Vegetable oil- 3 tbsp
  • Butter - as needed ( for greasing)


  1. In a large bowl mix eggs with the buttermilk.
  2. In another bowl combine flour with sugar, salt, baking powder. Mix well.
  3. Pour the flour - mixture into the bowl with egg- mixture. Add the vegetable oil. Blend until smooth. The consistency of the batter will be thicker than cream.
  4. Heat a medium non-stick pan over high heat. Grease generously with some butter.
  5. Using a measuring spoon ( 1/4 cup) , pour the batter in the middle of the pan. Tilt the pan from side to side while pouring, forming a circle with the batter.
  6. When a blin ( pancake) looks porous , flip it with a thin spatula. It takes about 30 seconds per side.
  7. Transfer the blin to a plate.
  8. Repeat same with the remaining batter.
  9. Serve immediately with honey or sour cream.
  10. Blini


Makes approximately 18-20 blini
You can stuff blini with any filling you like.

Equipment: a non-stick pan, a measuring spoon ( 1/4 cup)

  • Category: Pastry/ Breakfast ideas
  • Cuisine: Russian