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Caviar-topped Blini with Crème Fraîche

Welcome to my culinary blog! Today, we're diving into the world of elegant appetizers with a classic dish: caviar-topped blini with crème fraîche. This sophisticated combination of flavors and textures is perfect for special occasions or whenever you want to impress your guests with a taste of luxury.


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • Crème fraîche, for topping
  • Caviar (preferably sturgeon or salmon), for topping
  • Fresh chives, chopped, for garnish


  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  2. In another bowl, whisk together the milk, eggs, and melted butter until well combined.
  3. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and whisk until a smooth batter forms.
  4. Heat a non-stick skillet or griddle over medium heat and lightly grease with butter or oil.
  5. Drop spoonfuls of batter onto the skillet to form small pancakes (blini). Cook for 1-2 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and cooked through.
  6. Transfer the cooked blini to a serving platter and let them cool slightly.
  7. To assemble, top each blini with a dollop of crème fraîche and a small spoonful of caviar.
  8. Garnish with chopped fresh chives.
  9. Serve immediately and enjoy these exquisite caviar-topped blini with crème fraîche!

These caviar-topped blini with crème fraîche are a delightful combination of flavors and textures. The blini provide a soft and slightly tangy base, while the crème fraîche adds a creamy richness that complements the briny pop of the caviar. Together, they create a bite-sized appetizer that's perfect for festive gatherings or intimate celebrations.

The Art of Serving Caviar

Caviar is a delicacy that should be handled with care to preserve its flavor and texture. When serving caviar, use non-metallic utensils to avoid altering its taste. Serve caviar chilled on a bed of crushed ice to maintain its freshness.


Impress your guests with these caviar-topped blini featuring luxurious crème fraîche. This elegant appetizer is sure to elevate any gathering and leave a lasting impression. Indulge in the finer things in life with this delightful culinary creation. Enjoy!


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