Salmon and Caviar Blini

Sunday Brunch

How to make the best meal of the week even better.

Salmon and Caviar Blini
  • Yield:Makes 35 blini
  • Active time:30 minutes
  • Total time:30 minutes
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Sunday Brunch: Salmon and Caviar Blini

[Photograph: Sydney Oland]

A simple blini, piece of salmon, dollop of crème fraiche and spoonful of caviar and you'll be ready to impress your guests.


  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted (plus extra for buttering griddle)
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 ounce caviar
  • 4 ounces smoked salmon
  • 1/2 cup crème fraiche


  1. 1.

    Combine flour, milk, 1/2 cup melted butter and pinch of salt and whisk to combine. Preheat griddle or skillet over medium high heat and brush with additional melted butter. Pour about a tablespoon of batter onto preheated skillet, flip once brown, and repeat with remaining batter. When ready to serve distribute salmon, caviar and crème fraiche over all blini. Serve with plenty of sparkling wine.

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