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Shavuot Cheese Blintzes

This recipe is in categories Breakfast, Desserts, Party food, Snacks, Vegetarian
About this recipe
Healthiness : (19 votes)
Difficulty:  1 out of 5 difficulty
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 2-3 minutes each pancake
Number of servings: 7-8
Serving suggestions: Try dusting with icing sugar and serving with fresh berries.
This is a vegetarian recipe

Shavuot, the Feast of Weeks, is the Jewish holiday celebrating the harvest season in late May or June. There is a universal Jewish tradition of eating dairy foods on Shavuot. This is a typical Shavuot recipe.

 For the pancakes:

  • 4 medium size eggs
  • 500ml (14 fl oz) water (or 250ml milk and 250ml water)
  • 5-10ml (1-2 teaspoons) salt
  • 250g (10oz) plain flour
  • oil for frying

For the filling:

  • 450g (1lb) cottage cheese, strained
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 50g (2oz) sugar
  • few drops of vanilla extract
  • Cups
  • Teaspoon
  • Weighing Scales
  • Small Frying Pan
  • Plate
  • Spatula
Making and cooking it
Always wash your hands before preparing food Always wash your hands before preparing food.

  1. Combine eggs, water (or water and milk), salt and flour in that order
  2. Heat a small amount of oil in a small frying pan
  3. Pour in just enough batter to make a very thin pancake
  4. Quickly tilt pan from side to side to spread batter evenly across pan. When crepe starts to bubble and pulls away from the side of the pan, turn it over using a spatula and fry for just a few seconds on the second side
  5. Remove pancake from the pan, and put on a plate
  6. Continue to make crepes with the batter until no batter remains
  7. To make the filling, blend the cheese with the egg yolk, vanilla and sugar
  8. Put a spoonful of filling toward one end of the pancake then roll to form a tube
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