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Syrniki or fried Eastern Slavic quark pancakes

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Marina Jepancinceva

Community Member

“Syrniki are made from tvorog (the closest in the would be farmer's cheese or quark). They are traditionally sweet and served for breakfast or dessert. Their simplicity and delicious taste have made them very popular in Eastern Europe.”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
10
min.
Baking
2
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
275 g quark
20 g flour
2 tsp flour (for breading)
25 g sugar
25 g soft wheat semolina
egg
vanilla bean
10 g sour cream (for serving)
fruit (for serving)
caster sugar (for serving)
olive oil (for frying)

Utensils

  • sieve
  • 2 bowls
  • cooking spoon
  • fork
  • 2 plates
  • frying pan
  • Step 1/7

    Rub the quark (275 g) through a large metal sieve.
    • 275 g quark
    • sieve
    • bowl
    • cooking spoon

    Rub the quark (275 g) through a large metal sieve.

  • Step 2/7

    Mix the egg, wheat semolina, flour, vanilla, sugar in a bowl.
    • 20 g flour
    • 25 g sugar
    • 25 g soft wheat semolina
    • egg
    • vanilla bean
    • bowl
    • fork

    Mix the egg, wheat semolina, flour, vanilla, sugar in a bowl.

  • Step 3/7

    Add the quark and mix thoroughly. Let the mixture to rest for 2 minutes.

    Add the quark and mix thoroughly. Let the mixture to rest for 2 minutes.

  • Step 4/7

    Pour the flour onto a separate plate, make balls from the mixture with your hands, roll in flour.
    • 2 tsp flour (for breading)
    • plate

    Pour the flour onto a separate plate, make balls from the mixture with your hands, roll in flour.

  • Step 5/7

    Make the “hockey pucks” from the balls.

    Make the “hockey pucks” from the balls.

  • Step 6/7

    Add some oil to a preheated pan, put the “hockey pucks”. Fry them first on one side, then gently turn over and fry the other side, reduce heat and cover.
    • olive oil (for frying)
    • frying pan

    Add some oil to a preheated pan, put the “hockey pucks”. Fry them first on one side, then gently turn over and fry the other side, reduce heat and cover.

  • Step 7/7

    Serve with sour cream, berries, fruits. Bon appétit!
    • 10 g sour cream (for serving)
    • fruit (for serving)
    • caster sugar (for serving)
    • plate

    Serve with sour cream, berries, fruits. Bon appétit!

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