The coming week promises to be hearty and hilarious. Maslenitsa, traditional Russian pancakes and other treats Kaleidoscope necessarily revive the gloomy February weekdays. And in order to celebrate this holiday, you need to stock up on delicious pancakes recipes.
Truth in the water
If you are not too fond of all sorts of experiments, the classic recipe for pancakes in water is what you need. To make their taste brighter, you can add butter or vegetable oil to the dough. Some housewives recommend leaving the pancake blank for a day in the refrigerator. So, for the dough, mix in a deep bowl 3 eggs, 750 ml of water, 2 tbsp. l. sugar and ½ tsp. salt. Beat the mixture well with a whisk and gradually add 500 g of sifted flour. Next, grease the pan with oil and start frying. As soon as the pancake is browned from the edges, turn it over to the other side. And don't forget to spice them up with butter, putting them in an appetizing stack. You can supplement such simple-minded pancakes with a filling of cottage cheese with sugar and sour cream.
Fans of fermented milk products can use another classic recipe for pancakes - with kefir. This ingredient will give them airiness and light unique sourness. The dough on kefir turns out to be quite thick, and to make the pancakes thinner, you can pour some milk (50 ml) into it. Kefir is harmoniously combined with carbonated water. First, thoroughly grind 3 egg yolks with ½ cup of sugar until a white mass is formed and pour in 2 cups of kefir. Thoroughly sift 2 cups of flour and add portions to the yolks with sugar. Then add another 1 glass of kefir and 3 squirrels, whipped with a pinch of salt until fluffy. Mix the dough vigorously until smooth and fry the pancakes in a heated frying pan, greased with oil.
The undoubted hit of Pancake Week is the classic recipe for pancakes with milk. Pancakes from this dough are best combined with various fillings. Moreover, it can be both sweet fillings - berry jam, honey or condensed milk, and mouth-watering meat, fish, vegetable and cheese fillings. And so that the dough does not break, you can make custard pancakes. To do this, heat 3 cups of milk, add 4-5 tbsp. l. vegetable oil, 1 tbsp. l. sugar and bring to a boil over low heat. Mix another 1 glass of milk with 4 eggs, add 2½ cups of sifted flour with 1 hl baking powder and knead the dough. Continuing to mix, gradually add hot milk with butter and sugar - the dough should be brewed so that no lumps form. Now you can fry pancakes, browning them on each side.
For the most patient
Some housewives prefer yeast pancakes to everyone else, the classic recipe for which involves the use of dough. To prepare it in a large bowl, dilute 20 g of yeast in 1 cup of warm milk, then add ½ cup of wheat flour and 3 tbsp. l. buckwheat flour. Knead the dough thoroughly, cover it with a towel and put it in a warm place for an hour. When it comes up, add 1 more glass of warm milk, 1 glass of buckwheat flour, 3 yolks, 1 tbsp. l. sugar and salt to taste. Cover the dough with a towel again and leave it warm for an hour. Carefully add 3 whipped egg whites into the finished dough and mix smoothly. After that, we immediately begin to fry the pancakes in a preheated pan with butter.
It's a delicate matter
To bake pancakes as thick as a napkin, you need a little more skill. However, there are no special difficulties. The classic recipe for thin pancakes is best realized through milk. To begin, beat with a mixer 3 egg yolks with 3 Art. l butter, then pour 1½ Art. l sugar and continue to beat until a white frothy mass is formed. Sift 1 a glass of flour, pour the egg mixture into it, and then 1 a glass of milk. Knead the dough and leave it for an hour so that the flour swells properly, then pour in another 1 glass of milk. Separately, beat the 3 protein with a pinch of salt into a strong foam and combine them with the dough. And then bake pancakes in the usual way.
Everything in Azhure
The recipe for classic pancakes with holes was loved by many in childhood. Delicious delicate, almost weightless pancakes delight the eye and literally melt in your mouth. You can cook them from any dough, the main thing is to use little tricks. Beat 2 eggs lightly with a blender, add a pinch of salt and 1 glass of boiling water - the mass should foam a little. Pour in 1 glass of low-fat kefir and 1 tsp. quenched with vinegar soda. It is this ingredient that will give the pancakes a delicacy. Next, add 2 tbsp. l. sugar, 3 tbsp. l. vegetable oil and in parts we introduce 1 cup of sifted flour. And immediately start frying. At the same time, you need to pour quite a bit of dough into the pan - then the holes will flaunt in the pancakes.
We have offered you only selected versions of the main Shrovetide treat. In fact, the recipes for pancakes on Shrovetide no number! By the way, you too can share the secrets of your branded pancakes in the comments.