Blinchiki (pancakes)

2 eggs
1/3 cup milk
1 teaspoon sunflower oil
½ cup flour
pinch of salt
butter, for cooking


Whisk eggs, milk and oil together. Whisk in flour and salt. Batter will be very soupy. Add a little butter to a hot skillet. Pour a small amount of the batter into the skillet, rotating the skillet to spread it. Flip after 60 seconds to cook on the other side. Repeat with remaining batter, greasing skillet occasionally. Fill with honey, cheese, mushroom sauce or other filling of choice. Yields 2 servings. Recipe may be doubled.

Filling Ideas:

Sweet cheese, with or without raisins, served with smetana

Ham or smoked salmon and grated hard cheese

Mushroom sauce served with smetana

Condensed milk or honey

Nutella, walnut pieces and sliced bananas


Authors: Eric and Sandra Jacobs

Economic Development, Group 28 (2005-2007)

 Source: “Babushka’s Kitchen”, Volume III, Peace Corps Ukraine, Cookbook