Syrniki: the recipe for the famous and delicious Russian pancakes

ingredients
  • Cow’s milk ricotta
    200 grams

  • Egg yolk
    1
    • 21 kcal

  • Flour 00


    1 tbsp
    • 0 kcal
  • Granulated sugar
    1 tbsp
    • 600 kcal

  • salt
    1 pinch
    • 21 kcal

  • Sunflower oil


    to taste
    • 750 kcal
  • Greek yogurt
    to taste
    • 115 kcal

  • Blueberries
    to taste
    • 45 kcal

  • Granulated sugar


    to taste
    • 389 kcal

Calories refer to 100 grams of product

the syrniki they are delicious Crepes To belong to russian tradition. They are usually prepared with tvorog, a typical cheese, but on this occasion we will replace it with ricotta with cow’s milk fresh, a local dairy product that is much easier to find. They can be tasted a breakfast with lots of fresh fruit, creamy yogurt and a pinch of powdered sugar, but you can also serve them as a treat at the end of the meal Where nibble authentic. The most classic are without garnish but, if you wish, you can also add someraisins or, for an even more gourmet treat, chocolate chips. Slightly crunchy on the outside and with a very soft core, they can be made with a few simple ingredients, in just 20 minutes. Find out how to make them by following our recipe step by step.

How to make syrniki

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In a bowl, combine the yolk, ricotta and a pinch of salt, then mix well with a fork (1).

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Pour in the flour (2) and mix well. Cover the mixture and let sit in the refrigerator for 10 minutes. After this time, take the dough again and finally add the sugar.

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Transfer the mixture to a previously floured work surface and make 5 balls of the same size: work them delicately, giving them a regular shape, slightly flattened in the center (3).

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Heat a drizzle of oil in a pan, arrange the syrniki and cook, covered, for about 5 minutes over medium-low heat (4). Turn them over and cook for another 5 minutes.

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Once cooked, turn off and let cool. Garnish the pancakes with yogurt, blueberries and powdered sugar (5), then serve.

Advice

To prevent the mixture from getting too wet, compromising the final result, use a ricotta cheese vaccine very dry: for this reason, let it drip in a colander for at least an hour.

Syrniki can be cooked in the pan as well as in the oven. In case you want bake them, we recommend that you place the dough balls in paper muffin tins and then bake them in static mode at 180 ° C for about 5-10 minutes. Check that the surface turns golden.

The Syrniki can be garnished with fruits of your choice, with a drizzle of maple syrup or honey, with a grain of dry fruit or with dark chocolate shavings, for an even more delicious treat.

storage

Syrniki can be stored in the refrigerator, in a special airtight container, for 1-2 days. They can also be frozen and taken out for a special breakfast. Simply let them thaw at room temperature, then top them with fresh seasonal fruit and Greek yogurt.

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