5 best pancake recipes for Shrovetide
Pancake week, according to Christian traditions, is a week of preparation for Lent. The dates of the celebration of modern Maslenitsa are different every year, because they are tied to the “migrating” date of the Resurrection of Christ. And the tradition of mass festivities on Shrovetide has come to us since the pre-Christian era. It was dedicated to the vernal equinox and symbolized the beginning of the new year and the victory of spring over winter. And even then, as today, pancakes were an indispensable attribute of the holiday.
In general, most likely, it is pancakes that can be considered the first flour products that people have prepared. That is, this dish has come to us from prehistoric times! In this article, we have collected the 5 best pancake recipes for Shrovetide, which you can easily cook at home.
And may the Shrovetide you have this year be the most delicious and happy!
1. Traditional pancakes with yeast dough
Thin, delicate, delicate (with many holes) - such pancakes can be made only on yeast dough! They are tasty in and of themselves - with the heat of the heat, but you can wrap in them any filling, both sweet and salty.
The main thing in this pancake recipe: the dough is cooked on a dough. Cooking such pancakes will take a little longer, but the result is worth it!
Ingredients for Pancakes on Yeast Dough:
- 20 g of fresh yeast;
- 1-2 tbsp. l Sahara;
- 3 tbsp. milk (1 cup = 200 ml);
- 2 chicken eggs;
- 75 g butter;
- 1-2 tbsp. vegetable oil;
- at least 2 cups flour (the dough will take a little more);
- a pinch of salt.
For a detailed way to cook these pancakes, see Pancakes on yeast dough.
2. Thick yeast pancakes without dough
Dough is also prepared with yeast for thick village pancakes, which are served without filling. Although not sweet, they are tasty on their own! Generously flavored with butter, these pancakes are good with both tea and soup. They cook quickly and are eaten at the same speed.
Yeast for such pancakes is used freshly pressed, but if only dry is available, they can be replaced taking into account the fact that 1 gram of dried yeast = 3 g of pressed.
Ingredients for Thick Yeast Pancakes
- 250 g premium wheat flour;
- 250 ml of milk;
- 50 g butter;
- 1 egg
- 10 g pressed yeast;
- sugar, salt - to taste.
For a detailed way to prepare these pancakes with yeast, see Pancakes thick yeast, like a grandmother!
3. Thin pancakes in milk
The highlight of this pancake recipe for Shrovetide is not prunes at all, because the filling for them can be almost any. These are pancakes in the French manner, in France they are called “crepes”. They differ from our traditional ones in less flour, which does not affect the taste at all.
Ready-made crepes are filled with stuffing and stacked in the form of envelopes, but you can easily wrap them in the same way as baling-pads.
Ingredients for French Crepe Pancakes
For the test:
- 2 eggs;
- 160 ml of milk;
- 35 g butter (+ butter for greasing ready-made pancakes);
- 60 g of wheat flour;
- 5 g of granulated sugar;
- 2 g of soda;
- 200 g of cottage cheese;
- 30 g sour cream;
- 50 g of sugar;
- 100 g of prunes;
- lime zest (optional);
- mint, fresh berries, icing sugar - for a beautiful presentation.
For a method of preparing such pancakes, see French crepes. Thin pancakes with prunes and cottage cheese.
4. Pancakes with bake without eggs
The main difference between pancakes with baking and traditional pancakes with filling is that they are baked with the filling. First, the dough is poured onto the frying pan, the filling is placed on it, which is poured with a thin layer of dough on top. Fried on both sides. As a result, the filling is baked to the pancakes from the inside.
Amazingly delicious pancakes! The filling can be anything - this is a huge field for experimentation. For starters, we suggest making pancakes with cottage cheese and green onions. Whole grain flour in the ingredients will add splendor and usefulness to such pancakes.
Ingredients for Cheddar Cheese Pancakes with Chives
For the test:
- 100 g whole wheat flour;
- 200 g of premium wheat flour;
- 1 part baking powder;
- 250 ml of kefir;
- 80 ml of water;
- butter and cooking oil for frying.
- 1 large onion;
- 2 boiled eggs;
- several branches of dill;
- 60 g cheddar;
- 1 tablespoon butter;
- salt pepper.
For a method of making pancakes without eggs, see the article Pancakes with bake - lush pancakes with cheddar, egg and onions.
5. Pancakes with boiling water and kefir
Choux pastry for pancakes is prepared by pouring boiling water in a very thin stream into beaten eggs. You can not worry, the eggs will not curl, and the dough will turn out very tender and delicate no less than with yeast.
You can use any filling for these pancakes, but we suggest making an amazing dessert based on them with whipped cream and fruits. No cake can be compared with such a delicacy!
Chicken Pancake Ingredients
For the test:
- 2 chicken eggs;
- 200 ml of kefir;
- 200 ml of boiling water;
- 130 g of wheat flour;
- 0.5 hours soda;
- 2 tbsp. Sahara;
- 1/4 teaspoon salt;
- 2 tbsp. vegetable oil.
- 200 ml of thick cream (fat content - at least 30%);
- 2-3 tbsp. powdered sugar or sugar;
- 2 bananas;
- 2-3 kiwi;
- Fresh or frozen berries.
For a method of making pancakes with boiling water and kefir, see the article Custard pancakes on kefir with fruits and whipped cream.
Dear readers! The whole Botanichka team congratulate you on Shrovetide and wish you to have it fun and tasty! Share your signature pancake recipes in the comments, we will be very grateful!