Blinis with two toppings

These blinis impress in every way: they look amazing, taste delicious, and you can always change up the topping for an extra twist!


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 60 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 481 / Protein 15g / Carbohydr. 43g / Fat 27g

Ingredients (4 servings)

45 gbuckwheat flour
150 gall-purpose flour
0.5 tspsalt
0.5 tspbaking powder
50 gbutter (melted)
1egg (large)
200 mlmilk
1 sprigdill
1.5 tbsplemon juice
50 gcream cheese
70 gsmoked salmon
20 gcaviar
chili flakes
dill for serving


large, non-stick frying pan, 2 medium bowls, large bowl, whisk, cutting board, knife

Wine Tip

Pinot Blanc
A young pinot blanc has a light fruitiness that perfectly complements appetizers.

Step 1

Blinis with two toppings

Combine buckwheat flour, all-purpose flour, salt, and baking powder in a large bowl.

large bowl, whisk

45 g buckwheat flour / 150 g all-purpose flour / 0.5 tsp salt / 0.5 tsp baking powder

Step 2

Blinis with two toppings

Add some of the melted butter, egg, and milk to the flour mixture. Stir well until a thick batter forms. Set aside.

1 tbsp butter / 1 egg / 200 ml milk

Step 3

Blinis with two toppings

Chop dill finely. Peel and pit avocado. Quarter tomato and remove seeds. Finely dice tomatoes, avocado, and shallot.

cutting board, knife

1 sprig dill / 1 avocado / 2 tomatoes / 1 shallot

Step 4

Blinis with two toppings

For the avocado-tomato tartare, place avocado and shallots in a bowl. Season to taste with chili flakes, salt, pepper, and some of the lemon juice.

medium bowl

1 tbsp lemon juice / chili flakes / salt / pepper

Step 5

Blinis with two toppings

Add tomato cubes. Mix carefully until well combined. Set aside.

Step 6

Blinis with two toppings

For the cream cheese topping, whisk together cream cheese, dill and remaining lemon juice. Season with salt, and pepper to taste. Set aside.

medium bowl

50 g cream cheese / 0.5 tbsp lemon juice / salt / pepper

Step 7

Blinis with two toppings

Brush a large, non-stick frying pan with some of the remaining melted butter over medium-low heat. Drop batter into the hot pan to form small rounds. Wait for approx. 2 – 3 min. until the sides set and small bubbles form on top of the blini rounds. Flip to cook for approx. 2 – 3 min. on the other side. Place on a serving plate.

large, non-stick frying pan

40 g butter

Step 8

Blinis with two toppings

Garnish half of the blinis with a dollop of cream cheese. Divide salmon into bite-sized pieces. Place salmon on cream cheese and top with caviar. Place avocado-tomato tartare on the rest of blinis. Serve with more dill if desired. Enjoy as a starter, breakfast or snack.

70 g smoked salmon / 20 g caviar / dill for serving