Crepes

Crepes served with chocolate sauce and ice cold mango shake.

Crepes, Pancakes or Hotcakes - a dear child has many names...
Crepes are the thin version of the family and most likely the most famious of them all known as "Crepes Suzette" served in an orange sauce.

ingredients:

  • 200 g wheat flour
  • ½ teaspoon. salt
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • finely chopped zest of 1 orange
  • 4 eggs
  • 4-5 dl milk (4 dl milk + juice of one ½ orange)
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • oil + little butter for frying

How to Make Crepes

1. Whip egg and milk well together and then whip flour salt, sugar and orange peel inthe milk/egg liquid. Add oil and pour the dough on a jug. Let it rest for 30 minutes. Stir the dough through before baking.

2. Heat a pan with a little oil and butter. Pour the dough into a thin pancake - bake it for 1-2 minutes until it is light golden on the edge and turn it over. Put the baked pancakes in a stack and sprinkle a little sugar between them. Keep them warm.

3. If you like to serve them as "Crepes Suzette" continue to make the orange sauce.

  • 50 g sugar
  • 50 g butter
  • finely chopped zest of 1 orange
  • ½ dl Cointreau or Grand Marnier
  • juice of two oranges
  • 50 g almond splitter

4. Melt sugar on the pan until it breaks up like caramel. Add butter, grated orange zest and almond chips and flambe' with orange liqueur. It gives a lot of flames. Pour the orange juice and boil. Fold the hot crepes together 2 times to a triangle and place them in the sauce. Serve immediately.