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Author Notes: Back in the day -- OK, back in the Dark Ages -- when I was in college, one of my biggest treats was to go out on Sunday morning, buy a New York Times, and head to IHOP to eat cheese blintzes, drink about a gallon of coffee and read the newspaper. The blintzes were not true blintzes, but something between a crepe and a pancake, wrapped around a cheesy filling. I haven't tried these since I started making my own ricotta, but they're good with the grocery store variety. - Kayb —Kayb
Food52 Review: Being true to their name, Kayb's cheese blintzes are way better than IHOP! The blintzes are stuffed with a lightly sweetened ricotta mixture and topped with a bold combination of raspberry preserves and balsamic vinegar. A satisfying breakfast that's both light and filling. —broccolirose
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
- 1 tablespoon melted butter
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1 cup milk
- Whisk together flour, sugar, salt and baking powder. Set aside.
- Beat together egg, milk and butter until well blended. Stir wet ingredients into dry, until well blended.
- Film a non-stick saute pan with oil or non-stick spray.Heat over medium high heat.
- Pour in about 1/3 cup of batter, to make a 8 or 9-inch thin pancake. Cook until brown on one side, about 1 minute, and flip to brown reverse. Stack pancakes on a plate and keep warm.
Ricotta cheese filling
- 1 cup ricotta cheese
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1/3 cup raspberry preserves
- 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
- Blend cheese, egg, sugar and nutmeg until creamy.
- Divide among pancakes, and roll pancakes around filling. Plate seam side down.
- Heat preserves and balsamic vinegar. Serve as a sauce for blintzes.
- This recipe is a Community Pick!
- This recipe was entered in the contest for Your Best Recipe with Fresh Ricotta