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.

Salmon and Caviar Blini

About This Recipe

Yield:Makes 35 blini
Active time:30 minutes
Total time:30 minutes
Special equipment:large skillet or griddle
This recipe appears in: Sunday Brunch: Salmon and Caviar Blini


  • 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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