Polish Traditional Cooking

Homemade Polish Busia : A Family Heirloom Recipe

Homemade Polish Busia : A Family Heirloom Recipe

Homemade Polish Busia : A Family Heirloom Recipe


  • 2 cups of flour
  • 2 1/2 cups of milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla

Optional Fillings:

  • Fruit filling
  • Cinnamon and sugar-sweetened cottage cheese


  1. Prepare the Batter:
    • In a mixing bowl, gather your flour, milk, eggs, sugar, salt, and vanilla.
    • Fire up your mixer and blend these ingredients until they form a smooth and creamy batter.
  2. Cook the Crepes:
    • Grease a frying pan and set it over medium heat.
    • Pour a thin, even layer of your batter into the pan.
  3. Brown the Crepes:
    • Cook the crepes until they're lightly browned on both sides. Keep an eye on them, and flip as needed.
  4. Add the Fillings:
    • Once your crepes are cooked to perfection, it's time to choose your adventure. Fill them up with your favorite option—whether it's a fruity delight or a comforting cottage cheese with cinnamon and sugar.
  5. Serve and Enjoy:
    • Fold or roll those lovely crepes and serve them up while they're still warm. Bask in the delightful taste of tradition.

Note: This cherished Nalesniki recipe is a heartfelt nod to the rich tradition of Polish cuisine, making it the perfect treat for the Lenten season. Savor the flavors, just like my Busia used to make!

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