Syrnyky (cottage cheese pancakes)

Surniki recipeIdeal variant for breakfast on weekends, especially for kids.


  • 500 g cottage cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 4 tbsp of sugar
  • 1/4 tbsp salt
  • 3 tbsp flour


Mix properly cottage cheese, egg, salt and sugar in a large bowl. Add flour and knead the dough. Check the consistency. Probably it will be necessary only 2 tbsp of flour.

Make balls from the dough. After add some flour on the plate and cover the balls with flour. Shake off odd flour. Heat the vegetable oil in the pan and fry cheese pancakes. They should have a golden color.

Serve with sour cream or jam. You may also serve surniki with tea.

Enjoy your meal!

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