500 g/1 lb 2 oz all-purpose flour
2 cups milk or water
1 1/2 tbsp sugar
3-4 tbsp shortening (butter or vegetable oil)
1/2 tsp salt
25 g/1 oz fresh yeast
Dissolve yeast in warm milk, add flour and make dough. let it rise in a warm place, then add eggs, salt, sugar and 1 tbsp of shortening, mix well, then leave to rise for the second time. Without mixing it after the second rise, take portions of dough with a spoon dipped in water and fry on both sides in butter in a preheated skillet.
Serve with sugar, honey, preserves, jam, or farmers cheese with sour cream and sugar.
Pancakes can be made with apples or raisins. Instructions for making pancakes with apples will be described in a separate recipe. For pancakes with raisins — pick raisins carefully over, thoroughly wash, and add to the dough.