1106 Blinis

Method

Prepare a light batter with 20 g ( oz) yeast diluted in 5 dl (18 fl oz or U.S. cups) lukewarm milk and 50 g (2 oz) sifted flour. Allow to prove in a warm place for 2 hours then add 250 g (9 oz) flour, 4 egg yolks, 3 dl (½ pt or 1¼ U.S. cups) lukewarm milk and a pinch of salt. Mix together but do not overmix, then mix in 4 stiffly beaten egg whites and 1 dl (3½ fl oz or ½ U.S. cup) whipped cream. Allow to prove in a warm place for 30 minutes and just before service, cook as for pancakes in the small special Blinis pans.

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