Blintz Pancakes with Blackberry Sauce

Sweet Ricotta Cream Filled Blintz Pancakes Recipe with Blackberry Sauce | ASpicyPerspective.comThese delicate Blintz Pancakes with sweet creamy ricotta filling and tangy blackberry sauce make a marvelous breakfast. Surprise your family this weekend!

Sweet Cream Filled Blintz Pancakes Recipe with Blackberry Sauce |
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This winter, our life has been bustling with activities. Weekend trips, school events, business meetings, catching up with friends after the holidays… A seemingly endless, and gingerly balanced, checklist of responsibilities and squeezed-in fun.

Now that the weather is warming, we find ourselves stopping, almost involuntarily, to soak up some sunshine. Taking time to sit out on the deck with cocktails, light conversation, and laughter. Strolling through the neighborhood (or woods) as a form of serene exercise.

Cream Filled Blintz Pancakes Recipe with Blackberry Sauce |

Life is good in the spring.


Especially early spring, before all the kids’ end-of-school activities pick up pace.

Creamy Blintz Pancakes Recipe with Blackberry Sauce |

We smile more in the spring. We capture moments that we somehow seemed to miss under the blanket of cold gray in winter months.

We enjoy each others’ company, cherishing the little things that tend to annoy us when we’re all cramped up in the house.

It’s amazing what 70 degree weather and blooming tulips will do!

Blintz Pancakes Recipe with Blackberry Sauce |

One of my favorite family moments is the deliciously uneventful relaxed weekend breakfast.

These breakfasts seems almost magical in the springtime with the doors and windows are all open to the fresh morning air.

We sleepily make mimosas, omelets, bacon, dutch babies… Yet if we’re really lucky, we have all the ingredients to make creamy Blintz Pancakes with Blackberry Sauce.

Making Cream Filled Blintz Pancakes Recipe with Blackberry Sauce |

Blintz Pancakes are a variety of Blini, or Russian style crepes. They are extremely thin and light egg-based pancakes that cook quickly and are pliable for folding or rolling.

Blintz Pancakes refer to blini that are rolled with fruit, cream, or cheese filling.

How to Make Cream Filled Blintz Pancakes Recipe with Blackberry Sauce |

My simple Blintz Pancakes take very little time to prep and cook, making them a perfect weekend breakfast with unforgettable appeal.

Start by making the blintz batter in a blender. Give the batter time to rest while preparing the creamy filling and sauce. This help make the pancakes soft and supple.

How To: Blintz Pancakes Recipe with Blackberry Sauce |

The creamy filling is a blend of ricotta cheese, cream cheese, a little sugar, and lemon zest. Rich, yet not overly sweet. Just another whirrr of the blender and the filling is ready.

The fresh perky blackberry sauce is a simple “dump and stir” recipe that can simmer while the pancakes are cooking.

Easy Cream Filled Blintz Pancakes Recipe with Blackberry Sauce |

The Blintz batter is poured over a hot buttered crepe pan or wide skillet, then swirled into a thin 8 inch circle.

Its takes only a minute or two until the center is cooked through. Then place the Blintz on a plate, scoop the cream filling into the center, and roll.

Simple Blintz Pancakes Recipe with Blackberry Sauce |

When you have two or three Blintz Pancakes ready, put them on a plate, scoop warm tangy blackberry sauce over the top, and hand them to your favorite person in the whole wide world.

That is one lucky person.

Heavenly Blintz Pancakes Recipe with Blackberry Sauce |

Today, I’m sharing these amazing Blintz Pancakes on behalf of my sweet friend Joanne from Fifteen Spatulas. Joanne just gave birth to a beautiful baby boy, so a few blog buddies have come together to host a virtual baby shower for her!

These Blintz Pancakes with Blackberry Sauce not only make a drool-worthy breakfast, they also double as a dazzling dessert. They offer such wow factor, no one will ever know how quickly you pulled them off.

Visit Fifteen Spatulas today to see baby James (and find a zillion awesome recipes)… And be sure the check out all the other fabulous baby shower recipes listed below.

Italian Sub Sandwich Roll-ups from Michael of Inspired by Charm
Smoky Roasted Red Pepper Sun Dried Tomato Hummus from Jeanette of Jeanette’s Healthy Living
Creamy Sweet Potato Soup from Sadie of Dairy Good Life
Whipped Goat Cheese & Blueberry Balsamic Crostini from Meseidy of The Noshery
Rosemary Flatbread with Baked Goat Cheese from Heidi of Foodie Crush
Spring Herb Cream Cheese Appetizer Cups from Rachel of Rachel Cooks
Crostini with Almond Ricotta and spicy olive tapenade from Heather of Heather Christo

Fruit Freeze from Deborah of Taste and Tell
Mint Lemonade from Trish of Mom On Timeout
Ginger Lemonade from Kathy of Panini Happy

Chocolate-Covered Rice Krispies Treats from Julie of The Little Kitchen
Orange Fluff from Jamie of My Baking Addiction
Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Brownies from Susannah of Feast + West
Mini Ombre Heart Cookies from Bridget of Bake at 350
Mini Coconut Pound Cakes from Mary of Barefeet In The Kitchen
Yellow Sheet Cake with Chocolate Sour Cream Frosting from Jennifer of Savory Simple
Unicorn Shaped Cookies from Jessie of Cake Spy
Oreo Cheesecake Bites from Brenda of A Farmgirl’s Dabbles
Lemon Blueberry Bread from Glory of Glorious Treats
Pastel Rainbow Cake from Bree of Baked Bree
Individual Chocolate Souffles from Andie of Andie Mitchell
Blintz with Blackberry Sauce (mine!)

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30 comments on “Blintz Pancakes with Blackberry Sauce

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  8. Emily @ Life on Foodposted March 30, 2016 at 7:55 am Reply

    What a beautiful dessert! Delicious too!

  9. meseidyposted March 30, 2016 at 9:59 am Reply

    These look beautiful and so yummy!

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  11. Heather Christoposted March 30, 2016 at 10:32 am Reply

    these are beautiful Sommer!

  12. JulieDposted March 30, 2016 at 10:32 am Reply

    Umm these are so beautiful, Sommer! What a great dessert/breakfast/brunch idea!!! Thank you for joining in on the shower for Joanne!

  13. Mariaposted March 30, 2016 at 11:04 am Reply

    A perfect recipe for me to spoil my boys with!

    Rating: 5
  14. Gaby Dalkinposted March 30, 2016 at 11:14 am Reply

    Wow, weekend breakfasts sound magical at your house. Can I come over?!

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  16. Kathy Strahsposted March 30, 2016 at 7:35 pm Reply

    Wow, I’d forgotten how much I like blintzes until I saw these! My mom has made them for holiday breakfasts — so good. I need to make these. :-)

  17. Brenda @ a farmgirl's dabblesposted March 30, 2016 at 8:30 pm Reply

    These are beautiful, summer. I want to spoon that blackberry sauce over everything! Thank you so much for joining in on this celebration!

  18. Jeanette | Jeanette's Healthy Livingposted March 30, 2016 at 10:29 pm Reply

    I haven’t had blintzes in years – what a special treat! I 

  19. Joanne @ Fifteen Spatulasposted March 31, 2016 at 11:40 am Reply

    Sommer! Thanks so much for celebrating James, me, and Pete with such an amazing recipe! I was so surprised when I woke up and saw all the posts, you all are so sweet. I can’t wait to make these Blintz Pancakes, for me and Pete, and someday with James! Someday we’ll cook the whole virtual baby shower together :) xoxo!

  20. Karen Clarkposted April 4, 2016 at 2:27 pm Reply

    I’ve been making the same filling for my crepes for over 30yrs and our family loves these topped with fruits.

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  27. tanki onlineposted March 27, 2017 at 3:33 am Reply

    What a beautiful dessert! Delicious too!

    Rating: 5
  28. hill climb racingposted March 27, 2017 at 3:35 am Reply

    These look beautiful and so yummy!

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  30. www.tellpayless.composted September 9, 2017 at 2:53 pm Reply

    I just want to say that you shared a really informative article with us.

    Rating: 5