Buckwheat Blinis with Smoked Salmon and Crème Fraîche

Buckwheat Blinis with Smoked Salmon and Crème FraîcheIngredients:

  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup buckwheat flour
  • 4 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 1/4 teaspoon (generous) salt
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter, cut into cubes
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • Melted butter

For the Crème fraîche

  • 1 (4-ounce) package thinly sliced smoked salmon
  • Salmon roe
  • Fresh dill sprigs

Directions:

Whisk first 5 ingredients in medium bowl.
Place milk and butter in small saucepan. Stir over low heat until butter melts and thermometer registers 110°F (if mixture gets too warm, cool until temperature returns to 110°F). Pour warm milk mixture into flour mixture and whisk until smooth. Cover with plastic wrap and let stand in warm draft-free area until doubled in volume, 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
Whisk buckwheat batter to deflate; then whisk in eggs. Do ahead Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Transfer to large bowl. Cover; chill (may increase in volume; rewhisk before using).
Preheat oven to 200°F. Heat griddle or large skillet over medium heat. Brush lightly with melted butter. Working in batches, pour 2 tablespoons batter for each blini onto griddle, spacing apart. Cook until bubbles form on top and begin to pop, about 1 1/2 minutes. Turn blinis; cook until golden brown on bottom, about 1 1/2 minutes. Transfer to baking sheet. Tent with foil and place in oven to keep warm while cooking remaining blinis. Do ahead Blinis can be made 1 day ahead. Cool, cover, and chill. Brush blinis lightly with melted butter and rewarm on baking sheet in 350°F oven 5 minutes.
Arrange warm blinis on platter. Spoon 1 rounded teaspoon crème fraîche atop each. Top with smoked salmon. Garnish with salmon roe and dill sprigs and serve.

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