7 recipes for Shrovetide: pancake week
Pancakes for Shrovetide, different types and in any quantity - what could be more tasty? And most importantly - you can feast on them without any remorse of conscience (where there is so much flour ?!) and thoughts about the figure, because pancake abundance is an original folk tradition. So we will bake different types of pancakes for each day of Shrovetide week!
Maslenitsa: traditional dishes
Paying tribute to the traditions, and today every housewife will make pancakes on Maslenitsa. In the old days, from the many recipes for pancakes, the most delicious and satisfying were chosen: wheat and buckwheat, millet and oat, sourdough, yeast, lush and thin, like fishnet.
Craftswomen made whole pancake pies, chicken broth, baked pancakes, pancakes, cheese cakes and cheesecakes, sculpted vareniki. Dairy dishes were traditionally served on the table: varenets, yogurt, cottage cheese.
Ate pancakes on Maslenitsa with butter (which is quite logical), sour cream, boiled eggs, caviar, syrups and jams. And stuffed with mushrooms and fish, vegetables and buckwheat, berries - to whom that more to taste (and even afford).
Who is the first pancake on Maslenitsa? Our ancestors honored the departed, the first baked pancake was meant for them - it was a tradition to put it on the "spiritual" window. Often they treated the beggars to remember the dead relatives.
Pancake recipes at Shrovetide
Here it is - a real pleasure for gourmets and home baking lovers: pancake variety at Shrovetide week. Well, bake pancakes: the most different, for every festive day?
Monday: the perfect pancakes for beginners
The first day of the Pancake Week is a meeting. Let's make pancakes that are easy to bake, they can be obtained even by those who have no special baking experience. And they are ideal because they come out porous, thin, delicate, any filling will be good with them.
Based on 4 servings, take:
300 ml of boiling water and milk;
3/4 cup of flour and starch (here it is - the secret ingredient, thanks to which pancakes are sure to come out);
one and a half tablespoons of butter;
half a teaspoon of salt;
one and a half tablespoons of sugar;
- a little bit of vanilla.
Recipe of pancakes:
- whip eggs with sugar, then with salt and vanilla;
- do not stop beating, pour in the milk, pour in carefully and gradually the flour and starch;
- still beating the mixture, add the melted butter and pour in a thin stream of boiling water;
- let the dough stand for 20 minutes and start baking pancakes - distribute it in a thin layer in a frying pan, let it roast and turn over with a wooden spatula.
And experiment with plenty of stuffing in plenty - to fit the perfect pancakes any.
Tuesday: Chocolate Pancakes at Zaigrysh
On this day, in addition to general fun, bride brides looked, the boys looked to their future wives, such a playful and flirtatious atmosphere reigned - the girls responded to men's attention.
Why not bake sweet chocolate pancakes for this occasion: you will learn their recipe by watching this video:
Wednesday: pancakes "with a warehouse" son-in treat
On Wednesdays at the Pancake Week, the mother-in-law tried to treat the mother-in-law with all the heart;Mother-in-law gentle - bakes pancakes buttered
We offer to cook pancake baking according to an old recipe.
We will need:
0.5 kg of wheat flour;
150 ml of milk;
50 ml of cream;
salt and black pepper take to taste;
7 tablespoons of butter;
300 g of ham;
1 medium onion;
2 cloves of garlic;
- 3 walnuts.
- pour flour into a container, drive eggs, add cream and milk;
- mix everything to get the dough consistency of pancakes and let it stand;
- at this time we are preparing the so-called “warehouse” - chop a small onion, chop the garlic and nuts with a knife, cut the ham into cubes or strips;
- fry the onion until golden brown, add nuts and garlic to it, in a minute - add ham;
- pepper to taste, for another 5 minutes, then stir the mixture over a low heat, then let it cool;
- if bubbles have formed on the surface of the dough, then it’s time to add a “warehouse” to it;
- but the mass will be thickish, dilute it with water to your liking - you want thin pancakes, add more liquid;
- pour vegetable oil into the dough for better baking - then it is enough to lubricate the pan once at the very beginning and the pancakes will not stick;
- ready pancakes with a "warehouse" grease with butter and serve to the table with sour cream.
Thursday: cheese pancakes with greens
On a day called merry. Razgulay the people continued to entertain themselves and eat delicious treats. We offer to bake appetizing pancakes according to a simple recipe. But the taste of them - excellent!
one and a half cup of milk;
1 cup flour;
150 grams of cheese;
1 teaspoon salt, sugar and baking powder;
2 tablespoons of vegetable oil;
- Dill greens.
How to cook pancakes:
- warm milk mixed with eggs, sugar and salt;
- add sifted flour and baking powder;
- there add finely grated cheese, chopped herbs and butter, mix everything;
- bake pancakes on a hot pan, grease with butter.
They are good in themselves, but they also go well with caviar or sour cream.
Friday: lush pancakes for the mother-in-law
In order to feed the mother-in-law with a test, we will make pancakes for Maslenitsa, which attract with their golden crust, and the taste is delicate, melting in the mouth.
flour - 140 g;
milk - 200 ml;
butter - 40 g;
sugar - 30 g;
baking powder - 1 tsp;
- a pinch of salt and soda at the tip of a knife.
How to cook:
- mix flour with sugar, baking powder, soda and salt;
- for at least 3 minutes, beat the egg in foam, pour in milk, mix, add to flour;
- there we send melted butter, knead the dough;
- in small portions pour the mixture into the pan, bake each side for 2-3 minutes.
Lush and rosy pancakes are ready for Shrovetide, and you can serve them with honey, jam, jam, chocolate fudge, and butter cream.
Saturday: pancake rolls from the sister-in-law
In order for the sister-in-law to demonstrate her culinary talents to her husband's sisters, it was necessary to cook something unusual on Shrovetide. Let's and we will offer our guests something original: pancake rolls with different fillings.
Based on 4 servings, prepare the ingredients.
For the test:
a glass of water and kefir;
flour - 1 cup with a slide;
egg - 1 piece;
sugar - 2 teaspoons;
salt and soda - half a teaspoon;
- vegetable oil - 2 tablespoons.
For the 1st filling:
- red salted fish - 100 g;
- curd cream cheese (with horseradish and greens) - 150 g;
- sour cream - 1 tablespoon.
For the 2nd filling:
1 herring fillet;
butter - 100 g;
mustard - 1 tsp;
- chopped greens - 1 tablespoon.
Rolls Recipe- a delicious dish on Maslenitsa:
- we mix water, kefir, egg, sugar and salt in capacity;
- gradually pour this mixture into the sifted flour and knead the dough, add soda and set aside for half an hour;
- add vegetable oil to the dough and start baking pancakes;
- let them cool down and spread them.
The first version of the roll is prepared as follows: mix the cheese and sour cream, put on the pancake, then put the strips of fish in the center and turn the roll.
The second option: mix the softened butter with greens and mustard, spread the mixture on the pancake, put the strips of herring fillet on top. Wrap roll.
Ready rolls cut into three parts.There is a pancake, so let's eat together
Sunday: cooking pancake cake
On the last day of the Pancake Week, Forgiveness Sunday, let us please our loved ones not just with delicious pancakes, but with a whole pancake cake with cottage cheese filling and butter cream.
How to cook such a treat? The recipe is presented in this video:
Traditionally webake pancakes on Shrovetide, different recipes simply do not count, and each dish has its own unique taste and its own zest. Let the Shrovetide week be remembered to you not only by a hospitable feast, but also by communication with your close, positive emotions and joy from the imminent arrival of spring.