Preparation method

  1. Heat the milk in a saucepan until lukewarm. Pour on to the yeast and leave for 10 minutes until the mixture is frothy.

  2. Sift the flour and salt into a large bowl. Mix the eggs yolks, cream and yeast mixture into the flour. Set the batter aside for approximately 1 hour, until it has doubled in size.

  3. Whisk the egg whites until they form soft peaks and fold into the batter. Add a little more milk, if necessary, so that the batter is of a thick pouring consistency.

  4. Heat the butter in a frying pan over a medium heat. When it is hot, spoon small amounts of batter into the pan.

  5. Fry the blinis until they are golden brown on both sides and serve at once.

Less than 30 mins preparation time

10 to 30 mins cooking time

Makes 8-10 blinis

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