Syrniki (cheese pancakes)

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  • 1 pound quark cheese, farmer's cheese or plain cottage cheese
  • sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup sifted flour, plus more if needed
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • oil (ideally high heat, such as peanut, corn, olive, soy)

Combine the cheese, a tablespoon of sour cream, sugar, honey, vanilla, and egg. Mix.

Fold in the flour, baking powder, and salt. Do not beat or mix more than necessary.

If the batter seems too stiff or too watery, add more sour cream or more sifted flour, as needed.

Heat the oil.

Serve with sour cream, favorite fruit, or fruit preserves/jelly/jam.

Serves: 3

Preparation time: 30 minutes