Episode #16 Blintzes (Cheese)

Supplies

  • 8 inch frying pan
  • clean dish towel
  • 2 mixing bowls
  • spatula
  • Wax paper (preferred) or aluminum foil or small pastry brush.

Ingredients

Batter:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup margarine

Filling:

  • 1/2 lb. cream cheese
  • 1/2 lb. farmer cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon

Frying:

  • 2 tbs. margarine or vegetable oil

Procedure

Batter Procedure:

  1. Sift the flour.
  2. Beat eggs slightly in bowl.
  3. Add flour to eggs alternately with water, stirring until a smooth very thin batter is formed.
  4. Put the frying pan on medium heat, and heat until hot enough for the batter to adhere to the pan but not hot enough to make batter bubble.
  5. Grease pan slightly on bottom and side with small piece of wax paper which has been dipped in margarine.
  6. Remove frying pan from heat and pour 3 tbs. of batter into frying pan.
  7. Tip pan in all directions so that batter forms a thin layer on the bottom.
  8. Cook on one side only until pancake gets slightly dry around the pan and leaves the sides of the pan.
  9. Flip the frying pan over to shake the pancake onto a clean towel, hitting pan against table top to loosen.
  10. Let cool.
  11. The pancake should be paper thin.

Filling Procedure:

  1. To make filling, mash cheeses with fork.
  2. Add eggs, salt, sugar and cinnamon.
  3. Mix until light and fluffy.
  4. Place rounded tbs. of filling in center of each pancake.
  5. Fold sides to center covering filling and forming squares.

Blintzes Procedure:

  1. Frying pan should be on medium high heat.
  2. When heated, add 2 tbs. margarine or vegetable oil.
  3. When hot, place blintzes fold-side down, and fry until golden-brown on each side.
  4. It may be necessary to add more oil or margarine as you keep frying other blintzes.

NOTE: Serve hot with sour cream sugar and cinnamon or pineapple or cherry preserves.

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