Orange Blintzes

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  • Published Jun 15th
  • Ready In2h
  • Servings4
  • Calories611
Delicious, subtle orange flavor highlights this old world favorite. Whether for holidays or if I need a ticket out of the doghouse, my wife loves these and eats 'em about as fast as I can make 'em. Don't be scared, blintzes are actually very easy to make. They fill the house with a unique baking/frying smell which shouts, Comfort food is on the way! I hope you enjoy these as much as we do.

Orange Blintzes Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Orange Blintzes for 4 servings:

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup vanilla yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 (16 ounce) package small curd cottage cheese
  • 5 tablespoons dry bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter

Orange Blintzes Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook45m
  • Ready In2h

To cook Orange Blintzes, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Orange Blintzes is about 45 minutes , and you can serve your Orange Blintzes within 2 hours . The following are the steps to cook Orange Blintzes easily:

  1. 1 Mix 2 tablespoons of sugar, 1 teaspoon of orange zest, salt, and flour in a small bowl. Combine milk and yogurt in a separate bowl. Stir in olive oil and mix until smooth. Beat 4 eggs in a large bowl, then add orange juice. Stir in the yogurt mixture followed by the flour mixture. Beat until smooth. Allow batter to rest at room temperature for 1 hour.
  2. 2 Beat 1 egg with 3 tablespoons of sugar, then add butter and cottage cheese, mixing until smooth. Stir in the bread crumbs and 1 tablespoon of orange zest. Refrigerate until the batter is ready.
  3. 3 Lightly butter a 6 inch skillet, and heat over medium heat. For each crepe, pour 1/4 cup of the batter into the skillet, and immediately rotate the skillet until the batter evenly coats the bottom in a thin layer. Cook until the top of the crepe is no longer wet and the bottom has turned light brown. Run a spatula around the edge of the skillet to loosen; flip the crepe, and cook until the other side has turned light brown. Stack the crepes in a clean kitchen towel, placing waxed paper between each.
  4. 4 Place 2 to 3 tablespoons of the filling onto the golden side of the crepe. Roll the crepe up and repeat until all the blintzes are made. Heat 2 tablespoons of butter in a large skillet and fry 4 to 5 blintzes at a time until golden brown, about 2 minutes on each side.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 611 calories; 30.8 grams of fat; 55.5 grams of carbohydrates; 27.8 grams of protein; 282 milligrams of cholesterol; 1057 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Sep 22nd 2018

    I must keep this recipe, because it's fabulous! All the more I can say is "Have Mercy!"

  2. Jan 18th 2014

    I made two minor changes: In batter, I used plain yogurt with a tsp sugar and a splash of vanilla. In the filling, I used only 2/3 C of cottage cheese (all I had left) and used graham cracke ...

  3. Mar 24th 2013

    I am going to try subbing matzah meal for the flour and bread crumbs. I love the texture of these blintzes.

  4. Sep 14th 2011