In Ukraine, we called it SIRNIKI. This is a type of a pancake with a large amount of cottage cheese in it. I see them as a healthy dessert or delightful snack all former USSR kids just loved.
Blog's Category: International, Perfect Breakfast, USSR-era Recipes
Mildly sweetened with sugar, these mini-cakes pleasantly buttery-soft on the inside and rustically crunchy/chewy on the outside. Occasionally, your teeth will bite on fruity morsels of raisin or on tangy bits of un-smashed cheese. Those tidbits create nice contrast to the sirniki's dough - raisin will treat you with sweetness and small chunks of cheese - with mild sourness. These cheese patties do not need any supplemental flavors such as vanilla - they have its natural amazing flavor of skillet-fried pastry.
For about 10 medium pancakes: