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Syrniki are traditional pancakes from Russia and usually served for breakfast with jam or sour cream. The cheese used to make them is called tvorog, the closest in the US would be farmer's cheese or quark.

Recipe Summary

cook:
10 mins
total:
20 mins
prep:
10 mins
Servings:
5
Yield:
5 syrniki
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Ingredients

5
Original recipe yields 5 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Beat egg and white sugar together in a bowl until smooth. Whisk in quark cheese, flour, vanilla sugar, and salt. Mix well until dough is thick and sticky.

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  • Divide dough into 5 to 6 portions. Form into balls and coat with some flour. Flatten slightly to form into discs (syrniki).

  • Heat oil in skillet over medium-low heat. Add the syrniki; fry until browned, 5 minutes per side.

Cook's Note:

Substitute quark with tvorog, or farmer's cheese, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

151 calories; protein 7.5g; carbohydrates 15.5g; fat 6.7g; cholesterol 53.2mg; sodium 179.4mg. Full Nutrition
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