Craving something tasty for breakfast? Try making Syrniki. These pillowy pancakes are quick to make and perfect for the whole family. Keep reading to master this recipe today.
Syrniki are often enjoyed on weekends or special events. Try serving them during the holiday season for a sweet treat. Looking for more dessert ideas? You might like our Caramel Apple Cake or Cinnamon Pull Apart Bread.
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- Quark Cheese
- Canola oil
- Optional Toppings: Sour Cream, Jam, Maple Syrup, Honey
See recipe card for quantities.
Prepare the Batter
Mix cheese, sugar, and salt in a bowl. Add eggs and flour to make a smooth batter.
Scoop and Flour
Use an ice cream spoon to scoop the batter. Sprinkle some flour on each scoop.
Heat the Pan
Pour oil into a pan and heat it up.
Fry the Pancakes
Place the batter in the pan. Fry each side until golden.
Remove and Drain
Take the pancakes out of the pan. Let them drain on paper towels.
Finish by adding your choice of toppings.
Hint: Make sure your pan is hot before you start frying. This helps the pancakes cook evenly and get that golden color.
For a healthier option, use whole-grain flour instead of white flour.
Swap maple syrup for honey, or add fruit slices as a topping.
A non-stick pan works best for even cooking. If you use a regular pan, you might need more oil.
Store in the fridge for up to 3 days. Freezing is not recommended.
Keep the batter thick for fluffy pancakes.
Yes, drain the cottage cheese first.
Up to 3 days in the fridge.
Yes, but the texture will change.
Yes, but it might burn faster.
Nutella or fruit slices.
Not easily, as the main ingredient is cheese.
Yes, but an ice cream spoon makes it easier.
When both sides are golden.
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450g Quark Cheese
40g Flour (for cooking)
Canola oil (or any vegetable substitute)
- Mix cheese, sugar, and salt.
- Add eggs when cheese is smooth.
- Add flour.
- Stir well.
- Fill pan with oil.
- Scoop batter with ice cream spoon.
- Add more flour on top.
- Fry each side until golden.
- Top pancakes with your favorite topping.
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Cook Time: 15 minutes
- Category: Breakfast
- Method: Frying
- Cuisine: Russian
- Diet: Vegetarian
- Wash hands before cooking.
- Use fresh eggs.
- Make sure to fully cook the pancakes.