7Ingredients
120Calories
40Minutes

Blinis are a traditional Russian pancakes, most often made quite thin from buckwheat flour batter and served with savory toppings. This recipe for Chestnut Blinis combines the traditional buckwheat flour with roasted chestnuts to make a light thin pancake with the nutty sweetness of the chestnuts. Cook the pancakes in a skillet until golden on both sides. Low in calories, these Chestnut Blinis are a simple and elegant breakfast option that are ready in 40 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 200 grams roasted chestnuts
  • 120 grams whole milk
  • 50 milliliters whipping cream
  • 50 grams buckwheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • butter

Directions

  1. Separate the eggs. Combine the yolks with the hazelnuts, milk, and cream in the blender and puree. Add the flour and mix well.
  2. Beat the eggs with a pinch of salt to form peaks. Fold into the chestnuts mixture.
  3. Melt a pat of butter in a skillet on medium heat. Pour in batter to form a thin pancake approximately 10 centimeters wide. Cook until golden on both sides, flipping.
  4. Keep warm until serving.
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NutritionView more

120Calories
Sodium7%DV160mg
Fat8%DV5g
Protein6%DV3g
Carbs5%DV15g
Fiber8%DV2g

PER SERVING *

Calories120Calories from Fat45
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat5g8%
Saturated Fat2.5g13%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol55mg18%
Sodium160mg7%
Potassium180mg5%
Protein3g6%
Calories from Fat45
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate15g5%
Dietary Fiber2g8%
Sugars3g6%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Roxann G. 14 Jun 2015
Let the flavor of the chestnuts shine through in this dish by keeping the filling simple. Make up fresh whipped cream to top them with.