des crêpes à la chandeleur
apporte un an de bonheur.
crêpes the day of la Chandeleur will bring a year of
France and Canada this day is known as La Fête de la
Chandeleur and Traditionally crepes are eaten to insure a
delicate little "pancakes" can be filled with
innumerable tasty fillers from lobsters to make an elegant
appetizer, to strawberry cream for a fun dessert. Crepes are
actually easy to make.
is the basic recipe:
wont believe how easy it is to make!!!
tbsp. (30 ml) vegetable oil 3 eggs 1 1/2 c. (375 ml)
all-purpose flour Dash salt
blender. Put all ingredients into blender container in order
listed. Cover and process at blend until smooth. Use electric
crepe maker following manufacturer's directions or preheat
lightly greased saute pan. Pour in enough batter to cover
bottom (scant 1/4 cup or 50 ml); tilt to spread batter thinly
and evenly. Flip crepe when bottom is browned and top is set.
Brown second side. To keep for later use, separate crepes with
waxed paper, wrap, and freeze. 20 to 25 crepes.
Basic Crepe Recipe; add 1/2 cup (125 ml) grated Parmesan
cheese to blender container. Stir batter frequently while
Basic Crepe Recipe. Substitute 1 1/4 cups (300 ml) whole wheat
flour for all-purpose flour and add 2 tablespoons (30 ml)
wheat germ to blender container.
Basic Crepe Recipe. Use 1 1/3 cups (325 ml) milk. Add 2
tablespoons (30 ml) orange-flavored liqueur or creme de cacao
and 1 tablespoons (15 ml) sugar to blender container.
Basic Crepe Recipe. Add 1/4 cup (50 ml) sugar, 2 tablespoons
(30 ml) unsweetened cocoa, and 1 1/2 teaspoons (7 ml) vanilla
extract to blender container.
Basic Crepe Recipe. Add 1/2 cup (125 ml) yellow cornmeal to
blender container. Stir batter frequently while preparing
Basic Crepe Recipe. Add 1 teaspoon (5 ml) oregano or thyme or
3 sprigs fresh parsley, stems removed, to blender container.
Unfilled crepes freeze well. Stack crepes alternating each
with 2 layers of waxed paper. Place the entire stack in a
Ziploc bag. Freeze up to 4 months. Let crepes thaw at room
temperature about 1 hour before using.