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Guava Cream Blintzes » Simple and Healthy Recipe! ✅

I never knew what blintzes were until I saw them on this site. The lemon one, I had to try it once. I loved how similar they were to crepes and pancakes. I honestly didn’t see any difference in them from the crepes. My husband loved guava and I make french toast stuffed with this cream cheese filling which is a hit. So I thought I’d use the same guava and cream cheese filling along with fresh strawberries and rhubarb. —Devangi Raval

ingredients
  • Filled with guava cream
  • 1 tablespoon softened unsalted butter

  • 1 cup cream cheese at room temperature, you can use ricotta even if you don’t like cream cheese

  • 1/4 cup cottage cheese

  • 3 spoonfuls of sugar

  • Lemon zest

  • 2 tablespoons guava jam or paste, available in Cuban markets

  • 1 cup strawberries, diced

  • 1 cup guava peels are also available in Cuban markets or rhubarb, diced

Indications
  1. Blintz
  2. Combine all the ingredients in a blender and mix well, so that no lumps form in the dough. Let the dough rest for about half an hour. Meanwhile, prepare the filling shown below.

  3. Once settled, take a non-stick pan, spread it with a little butter. Pour in about 1/4 cup of batter and rotate the pan in a circular motion to spread out the batter.

  4. Cook for about 30 seconds, turning carefully removing edges first, then cook for about 30 seconds on the other side. Make sure you flip it at the right time.

  5. Remove on a plate. Complete the preparation of all the other crepes.

  1. Filled with guava cream
  2. With the help of a whisk, beat the butter, cream cheese, ricotta, sugar and also add the guava jam. beat until everything is well incorporated.

  3. Add the diced strawberries and guava peels and if using rhubarb, add it to the cream cheese mixture. Mix well with the help of a spoon or spatula.

  4. Assemble the blintzes: Take a crepe and add the filling and roll it up like a burrito or wrap.

  5. Finally, assemble all the blintzes and heat a nonstick skillet, brush them with butter, and sauté the rolled blintzes for a few seconds until crisp and golden brown.

  6. Serve them on a plate, sprinkle them with a little icing sugar and dilute the guava jam and sprinkle on top.

  7. You can find guava shells in syrup or guava jam in all Cuban markets. The one much closer to my house is in Moonachie, NJ. It is the mark Faith. Another well-known brand is conchita.

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