Nalysnyky Ukrainian Crepes
Recipe type: Nalysnyky
Cuisine: Ukrainian
  • Crepes:
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 6 tablespoons of water
  • 1 cup of sifted flour
  • ¼ teaspoon of salt
  • canola oil
  • Filling:
  • 2 cups of dry cottage cheese
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons of whipping cream
  • ¼ teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of dill (fresh chopped) or dried
  • also:
  • 2-3 cups of whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • ½ of a small white onion (chopped fine)
  1. Beat the eggs with a beater until light, add milk and water, beat again.
  2. Gradually add the flour and salt, continuing to beat as you add the flour.
  3. Beat until smooth.
  4. The batter will be thin.
  5. Using a paper towel, just lightly oil the surface of a non stick pan and heat on medium.
  6. Using a small measuring cup pour roughly 3 tablespoons of batter into the center of the pan.
  7. Tilt to distribute the batter evenly across the bottom.
  8. Cook over moderate heat.
  9. They will have air bubbles like what you see when making pancakes.
  10. When the bubbles pop it is a good indication that the crepe is ready.
  11. When lightly browned on the bottom and the top firm to the touch remove to a plate.
  12. Continue until all the batter is used.
  13. For the filling combine the cottage cheese, egg yolks, 2 tablespoons of whipping cream, salt and dill.
  14. Spread the filling down the center of each crepe and roll into a tube.
  15. Lay the Nalysnyky side by side in a butter casserole dish.
  16. Spread 1 tablespoon of butter over the each layer.
  17. Add the chopped white onion to the 2 - 3 cups of whipping cream and pour over the Nalysnyky. Cover with foil and bake at 325 for 30 minutes.
  18. Uncover and bake another 5 minutes.
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