Blinis 1

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Fri, 07/29/2005 - 10:20.

½ cup flour
½ tsp baking soda
½ tsp citric acid
1 tsp sugar
¼ tsp salt
3 eggs
1/2 qt milk
3 tbsp olive oil (or other vegetable oil


Mix everything, except for 1 tbsp of oil, in the dough. Blend well.
The dough has to not be thick.
Note: If the dough is too thick, add more milk and mix well; if the dough is too thin, add 1 tbsp flour, mix well, and evaluate, if it is necessary to add more flour.

Pour 1 tbsp oil on a skillet, heat it on medium-high.
When the oil starts hissing, add 1 measure spoon of the dough to the skillet, and rock the skillet lightly to distribute dough on the skillet bottom evenly.
Cook for about 1-2 minutes, until the surface of the “blin” is covered evenly with small holes.
Cover the blin, cook for 30 seconds - 1 minute, and place the blin on a warm plate.
Repeat until the dough is done.
Serve with butter, honey, sour cream, syrups, or any of your favorite fillings.