Sweet Cheese Latkes

Sweet Cheese Latkes

By: Jamie Geller

Are they latkes? Are they pancakes? Russian style sweet cheese syrniki?
Does it matter which? They are absolutely delicious! So, why not try something out of the box this Chanukah? Jamie Geller has got you covered. Prepare to lick your fingers!

Prep & cook time: 20 minutes

Serves: 6

1 (8-ounce) container Tnuva Quark Cheese
3 tablespoons sugar
¼ cup milk
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
⅔ cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon kosher salt
Tnuva Butter
Garnish: silan (Israeli date syrup) or sour cream.

1. Whisk together cheese, sugar, milk, eggs and vanilla, in a mixing bowl.
2. Add flour, baking powder and salt and gently mix into wet ingredients until fully incorporated.
3. Heat a nonstick pan on medium-low heat. Coat with a bit of butter.
4. Drop ¼ cup batter into the hot pan.
5. Flip when bottom begins to form a crust and you can see the middle of the pancake is cooked, then cook 2 minutes more.
6. Serve with a drizzle of silan or dollop of sour cream, if desired.

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