Delicious Cheese and Lemon Blintzes Recipe

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Delicious Cheese and Lemon Blintzes Recipe
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
50 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on April 16, 2024

Indulge in the perfect blend of creamy cheese and zesty lemon flavors with these delightful blintzes. This recipe combines the richness of cheese filling with a refreshing hint of lemon, creating a mouthwatering dish that is perfect for any occasion.


  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Powdered sugar for dusting


  1. In a bowl, mix ricotta cheese, sugar, egg, lemon zest, and vanilla extract until smooth.
  2. In another bowl, combine flour and salt. Gradually whisk in milk and eggs until a smooth batter forms.
  3. Heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat. Melt a small amount of butter in the skillet.
  4. Pour a small amount of batter into the skillet, swirling to create a thin crepe. Cook for 1-2 minutes per side, until lightly golden. Repeat with remaining batter.
  5. Spread cheese mixture onto the center of each crepe. Fold in the sides and roll up to enclose the filling.
  6. Place the blintzes seam side down in the skillet. Cook for 2-3 minutes per side, until golden and crispy.
  7. Dust with powdered sugar before serving.

Interesting Facts

  • Blintzes are a traditional Jewish dish often enjoyed during holidays and special occasions.
  • The word 'blintz' comes from the Yiddish word 'blintze,' meaning 'crepe.'