Blini recipes

    Find recipes for classic buckwheat blinis, plus loads of blini toppings, including smoked salmon, caviar and more.

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    This is an elegant, yet super-easy starter to throw together. Blinis are topped with sliced avocado, salmon, wasabi creme fraiche and then garnished with caviar and celery leaves. For the perfect finger food, you can also make these using canape-sized blinis.

    Recipe by: Lucie

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    Blinis are small light pancakes, originally from Russia. The version here is made with wholemeal flour, and the blinis are topped with soured cream, pickled herring, smoked salmon and lumpfish roe. A very special starter.

    Recipe by: Norma MacMillan

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    These little Russian pancakes have a deliciously distinctive flavour. For a more luxurious starter, top with a spoonful of dip or sour cream.

    Recipe by: Maggie Pannell

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    A super canapé for an elegant brunch or dinner party. Light buckwheat blinis are topped with a classic combo of smoked salmon, soured cream and fresh dill. You need start the blinis early because they need a few hours to rise.

    Recipe by: KarlHeinz

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    The delicious blinis or mini pancakes are delicious served warm with smoked salmon, tzatziki or hummus. They can be made in advance, then frozen or refrigerated. All you need to do is warm them through before serving.

    Recipe by: mams

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    These smoked salmon and dill blini are ever so easy to make and ideal for Christmas when the smoked salmon is a mainstay in the fridge.

    Recipe by: geneviever

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    Not the canape-sized blini, these larger pancakes are filled with a simple but hearty beef and onion mixture. The flavour comes from the generous amount of onion and frying the mix well, at least 10 minutes. You can also pan-fry the rolled blini at the end in a bit of oil for even more flavour.

    Recipe by: Нюша

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    Thin Russian pancakes, blini, are filled with a creamy mushroom and cheese filling.

    Recipe by: nt-bell

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    These delicious blinis are served cold with caviar - ideal as a special starter or as a party finger food.

    Recipe by: nt_bella

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    These homemade blinis are quite easy to make, and absolutely delicious topped with a fresh goat's cheese mixture and smoked salmon. You can make everything ahead of time and then assemble at the last minute!

    Recipe by: vicki_ann

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