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Smoked Salmon Canapes (on Sweet Corn Blinis)

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Classic Canapé with a bit of a twist! We arranged Smoked Salmon on Sweet Corn Blinis and topped it with some cream cheese and a little bit of lemon! Homemade sweetcorn blinis are a breeze to make, and the unpretentious decoration makes these an easy, but very flavoursome option even for the novice cooks!

I always associate canapés with weddings. I suppose it’s because I have never been to a wedding that had no smoked salmon canapes. They are this popular for a reason – smoked salmon is absolutely delicious! Do you LOVE smoked salmon as much as we do? We do love it a lot, but in our house, it is reserved for special occasions!

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Tips & Tricks for Making Perfect Blinis for Canapes

Homemade sweet corn blinis are extremely easy to make. It’s essentially a pancake batter with some spring onion, sweetcorn and chilli powder. The trick is not to overcook the blini – since we are using less than a teaspoon of the mixture per blini, it may be difficult to spoon them all out into the pan without having to flip the first ones in. We suggest cooking them in batches, not overcrowding the pan and stressing yourself out!

Furthermore, you can add more or less flavour to them, depending on your won individual tastebuds. We love sweet corn blinis with spring onion and a pinch of chilli powder, but feel free to substitute the onion with parsley, coriander, chives or dill. Chilli powder can be replaced with paprika, turmeric or omitted altogether.

Smoked salmon canapes with sweet corn binis are served on a white cake stand.

Step-By-Step Recipe:

How to Make Sweet Corn Blinis?

In a bowl, beat the egg and milk together. Mix in the flour and chilli powder and season with salt and pepper. Make sure there are no pockets of dry flour remaining in the mixture. Add the sweetcorn and spring onion.

Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a large non-stick frying pan. Once hot, add a small tsp of the sweetcorn mixture to the pan per blini. Fry for a minute on each side, then transfer to a plate lined with a paper towel to remove any excess oil.

Assemble the Smoked Salmon Canapes

Roll strips of smoked salmon to form little flowers and place them onto the sweet corn blinis. Pipe cream cheese into the centre of each smoked salmon roll.

Cut each lemon slice into small segments, and cut the zest off (you may keep it but the bitterness of it may overpower other flavours). Add a small piece of lemon to each canape. Decorate with some spring onions, chive or fresh dill, if you wish.

Other Easy Canape Recipes

Did you enjoy our version of Smoked Salmon Canapes? For other easy canape ideas for your next party, have a look at our other recipes below:

A trio of easy canapes on a wooden table, including smoked salmon canapes,sweet potato gratin canapes and mushroom and polenta canapes.

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A smoked salmon canape held in one's hand.

Smoked Salmon Canapes (on Sweet Corn Blinis)

Classic Canapé with a bit of a twist! We arranged Smoked Salmon on Sweet Corn Blinis and topped it with some cream cheese and a little bit of lemon! Homemade sweetcorn blinis are a breeze to make, and the unpretentious decoration make these an easy, but very flavoursome option even for the novice cooks!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Canapes, Snacks
Cuisine American, European
Servings 25 canapes
Calories 27 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

For Sweet Corn Blinis:

  • 60 g sweetcorn defrosted if frozen
  • 1 spring onion thinly sliced
  • 1 egg
  • 15 ml milk
  • 25 g flour
  • 1/8 tsp chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp odourless oil we used vegetable oil

For Topping:

  • 120 g smoked salmon cut into 1.5cm wide strips
  • 1 1/2 tbsp cream cheese
  • 2 slices of lemon

Instructions
 

  • In a bowl, beat the eggs and milk together. Mix in the flour and chilli powder and season with salt and pepper, Make sure there are no pockets of flour remaining in the mixture. Add the sweetcorn and spring onion.
  • Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a large non-stick frying pan. Once hot, add a small tsp of the sweetcorn mixture to the pan per blini. Fry for a minute on each side, then transfer to a plate lined with paper towel to remove any excess oil.
  • Roll strips of smoked salmon to form little flowers and place them onto the blinis. Pipe cream cheese into the centre of each smoked salmon roll.
  • Cut each lemon slice into small segments, and cut the zest off (you may keep it but the bitterness of it may overpower other flavours). Add a small piece of lemon to each canape. Decorate with some spring onions or chive, if you wish.

Nutrition

Calories: 27kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 1gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 37mgPotassium: 19mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 39IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 4mgIron: 1mg
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2 Replies to “Smoked Salmon Canapes (on Sweet Corn Blinis)”

  1. 5 stars
    I loved the addition of sweet corn, it gave the canapes a really nice twist!

    1. Thanks, Tavo! We love the texture sweetcorn brings to these canapes! 🙂

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