Crepes with Three Cheeses




Crepes or “blinchiki”are very popular in Russian/Ukrainian cuisines.They are very versatile with variety of fillings and are perfect for breakfast,brunch or  served as a dessert at parties or any type of gatherings.



Crepes with Three Cheese Filling


  • Batter:
  • 2 1/2 cup sifted flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 stick butter melted (1/2 cup or 4 oz.)
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Filling:
  • 8 ozs. cream cheese
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup farmers cheese (tvorog)*
  • 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • *you can substitute with mascarpone cheese or cottage cheese(drained)


  1. Batter -Combine all the ingredients using a hand blender/mixer.Place the batter in the fridge for at least an1 hour and up to 48 hours.
  2. Filling- In a mixing bowl,beat all the ingredients using a hand/stand mixer.
  3. Heat a non-stick pan on medium-low heat.
  4. Spray with cooking spray or coat with butter.
  5. Pour about half of ladle to the pan and swirl around the pan evenly.
  6. Cook for about 30 seconds and flip.Cook for another 10 seconds.
  7. Spread the filling all over the crepe.
  8. Roll it up and cut it in half.
  9. Melt about 2 tablespoons butter in a skillet.
  10. Add rolled crepes to the skillet.
  11. Saute them until well browned on both sides.
  12. Serve with dollop of sour cream or fresh strawberry sauce.
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Cottage Cheese Pancakes



Want try something different then regular pancakes? These pancakes are fluffy,wholesome,and delicious.Adding cottage cheese just makes them delicate and somewhat hearty.You can top it off with any type of fruit you like; berries,bananas,kiwi,peaches or anything you like.You can choose from 2 homemade syrups or just use real maple syrup.

Cottage Cheese Pancakes


  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour*
  • 1 cup white flour*
  • 1 1/4 cup cottage cheese*
  • 3 tablespoons sugar or 2 tablespoons honey/agave syrup
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 1/4 cup warm milk
  • Creamy Syrup:
  • 1/2 can condensed milk
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons(heaping) sour cream
  • syrup:
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablsp. heavy whipping cream
  • ½ teasp. ground cinnamon**
  • berries or any fruit of choice
  • cottage cheese for topping
  • * You can use all whole wheat or all white flour
  • ** optional


  1. In a mixing bowl combine all dry ingredients.
  2. In another mixing bowl whisk eggs with sugar,vanilla,oil,and cottage cheese.
  3. Add milk.
  4. Gradually add in all dry ingredients.
  5. Heat a skillet or griddle on medium-low heat.
  6. Add a spoonful or scoop of batter to a skillet.
  7. (I like to use lid and cover the pancake, that way its cooked all the way through and not gooey inside)
  8. Flip pancake and repeat the process with the rest of the batter.
  9. Creamy syrup:
  10. Combine condensed milk with heavy whipping cream in a small saucepan.
  11. Heat the saucepan on med-low heat.
  12. Remove from heat and whisk in sour cream.
  13. Syrup:
  14. Combine water and brown sugar in a medium saucepan.
  15. Bring it to a boil on a high heat.
  16. Boil for 8-10 minutes until the syrup reduces to approximately 1 cup.
  17. Remove from heat and whisk in the cream and cinnamon if you like.
  18. We like to combine these two syrups together.It's really good!
  19. Pour syrup over pancakes.Add dallop of cottage cheese and top it off with fruits or berries.
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