HUNGARIAN CRÊPES (PALACSINTA )
- 20 ounces flour
- 1 egg
- 1 tablespoon oil
- pinch of salt
- 4 oz milk
- 1 oz soda or mineral water
- as desired filling (jam, nuts , cottage cheese and raisins, peanut butter, cocoa, pudding, etc.).
Mix egg yolk oil and salt in a medium bowls. Slowly add milk until batter is smooth and consistent. Add the soda water. cover and let stand for about a half an hour.
Use a non-stick pan for best results. Spray with cooking spray or coat the pan with a small amount of oil. Preheat the pan and then ladle a small amount of batter onto the hot surface. Spread the batter quickly by tilting the pan in all directions to spread it evenly. Cook for about 1 minute or until edges are starting to get dry. Flip the crepe over and cook for 30 seconds or so on the second side.
Slide the palacsinta on to a large flat plate. Repeat for the rest of the batter
Spread filling on top and either fold in quarters or roll up.
My favorite filling is cottage cheese or more authentic, farmers cheese,
Ingredients for Cottage/farmers Cheese filling
- 8-12 oz cottage or farmers cheese
- 1 package of vanilla sugar
- 1 or 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
- one lemon
- cinnamon (optional)
- raisins (optional)
Mix ingredients except lemon. Grate the peel of one lemon and add a small amount of lemon juice into mixture. Spread evenly on palacsinta. and roll up or fold in quarters
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