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Buckwheat Crepes With Caviar

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  Unsalted butter 5 Tablespoon
  Egg 1
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Buckwheat flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sifted all purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
  Sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs), cold
  Black caviar 2 Ounce
  Lemon wedges 4
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste

Melt 3 tbsp.of the butter and allow to cool to room temperature.
Have egg and milk at room temperature.
In a large mixing bowl, whip the egg until it is light and foamy.
Slowly whisk in milk, sugar, salt, and the melted butter.
Gradually add buckwheat flour and all-purpose flour, stirring with the whisk until flours are just moistened; do not overmix.
Let batter stand, covered, at room temperature, for a few hours or overnight.
Brush skillet with oil.
Heat oil.
Ladle 2 tbsp of the batter into the pan; immediately tip the pan and rotate to cover bottom evenly with batter.
Pour any excess batter back into bowl.
Cook until batter is set, about 1 minute.
Turn crepe.
Cook the second side for about 30 seconds.
Remove crepe to ovenproof plate; cover loosely with a kitchen towel.
Keep warm in a very low oven.
Add a bit of oil to the skillet, if necessary; continue to make crepes and stack them in the oven until all batter is used.
Melt remaining 2 tbsp.of the butter.
Brush each crepe with melted butter; fold crepe into quarters.
Lift the top layer of each crepe at the open end and spoon in about 1 tbsp.sour cream.
Top cream with about 1/2 tsp.caviar.
Fold back top layer of crepe so filling is exposed.
As each crepe is filled, arrange on a warmed serving platter.
Serve immediately, garnished with lemon wedges and pepper

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2246 Calories from Fat 1580

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 179 g275.4%

Saturated Fat 81.4 g407.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 859.7 mg286.6%

Sodium 2226.8 mg92.8%

Total Carbohydrates 127 g42.4%

Dietary Fiber 9.6 g38.4%

Sugars 30.6 g

Protein 51 g102.9%

Vitamin A 86.3% Vitamin C 39.2%

Calcium 89.4% Iron 78.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Buckwheat Crepes With Caviar Recipe