Prep Time:

20 Minutes

Cook Time:




About the Recipe


4 large eggs, separated
2 tbs. granulated sugar
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. salt
1/2 lb. (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter, melted
3 cups whole milk
1 tbs. baking powder


Prepare the blinis: in a food processor or with a mixer beat together the egg yokes and the sugar. Add the flour, salt, melted butter and milk and mix together until thoroughly incorporated. Add the baking powder and set batter aside.

In a bowl, whisk the egg whites into soft peaks. Lighten the batter by mixing in about _ of egg whites, then add remaining batter to remaining egg whites and fold together.

To cook blinis: coat the bottom of a 7-inch crepe pan or cast iron skillet, with some of the butter for coating. Ladle about _ cup to make large blinis and 1 tbs. of batter for cocktail size blinis. Cook, until top is bubbly, turn over and cook until golden brown. Serve warm blinis with creme fraiche and with your choice of caviar.

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