Fancy CrepesBreakfast Recipes
Here's all the recipes listed under Fancy Crepes along with the comments posted by the breakfast lovers that submitted them.
"A filling made from apricot jam and a little brandy make these crepes elegant and delicious. You can use store-bought crepes or use the bonus crepe recipe included."
8 crepes (see below), 1/2 cup apricot jam, 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter, 2 Tablespoons brandy, toasted almond slivers
Bacon And Mushroom Crepes
"Fresh mushrooms are a must for this recipe. Canned mushroom make it much too rich."
For The Filling: 6 slices bacon - cooked crisply and chopped coarsley (save 1 Tablespoon of the fat), 1/2 pound mushrooms thin, 1 cup milk, 1/3 cup heavy cream, 1/4 cup flour, 3 Tablespoons unsalted butter, 1 Tablespoon fresh chopped parsley leaves, salt and pepper
"Desert or breakfast? Why can't you have both at once? This is the greatest!"
For Filling, 3 bananas, 4 Tablespoons butter, 1 cup brown sugar, 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 2 Tablespoons banana liqueur, 4 Tablespoons dark rum, 1/2 cup walnuts
Berry Brandy Breakfast Crepes
"The alcohol in the brandy burns off leaving a terrific, almost caramel-like flavor. Mix that with a hint of vanilla and loads of fresh strawberries and you end up with a delicious brunch."
4 eggs, 1/2 cup milk, 1/2 cup water, 2 Tablespoons butter, 2 Tablespoons brandy, 1 cup flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1 tablespoon vanilla, 2 tablespoons sugar, melted butter, powdered sugar, 2 pints fresh strawberries, whipped cream
Berry Crepes With Orange Sauce
"Fresh berries, cream cheese, orange juice and honey lend a springtime fresh flavor to these crepes."
1 cup fresh blueberries, 1 cup sliced strawberries, 1 Tablespoon sugar, 3 3-oz. packages of cream cheese, 1/4 cup honey, 3/4 cup orange juice, 8 crepes (6 1/2 inch)
Crepes a la Neige (Crepes w/ Snow)
"Let it snow! This recipe actually has a cup of freshly packed snow in the ingredients list."
1 cup flour, 1 and 1/4 cup milk, 1 cup snow - fresh hard packed, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 cup oil
Crepes ala Blender
"Enjoy these easy to make crepes! The batter should be thin, like heavy cream. Add more milk if necessary."
3 cups flour, 3 cups milk, 6 eggs, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 2 Tablespoons vegetable or canola oil
"Can't decide between crepes and Eggs Benedict? This ham and egg crepe with Hollandaise is the perfect solution."
12 eggs, salt and pepper, 2 Tablespoons butter or margarine, 8 thin slices ham - heated, 8 dinner crepes, 1 cup Hollandaise Sauce (recipe below)
"It's known as a flaming, fancy French dessert, but why not have it for your next elegant brunch. Most of the alcohol burns off in the flames. The only thing you'll be drunk on is pleasure."
6 eggs, 1 cup + 2 Tablespoon flour, 1 and 1/2 Tablespoons sugar, 3/4 teaspoon salt, 3 cups milk, butter - as needed for frying
"To serve, fold crepes napkin-style and top with a small dollop of sour cream. Fresh dill makes a perfect final garnish."
3 eggs, 3/4 cup flour, 1/2 cup milk, 1/2 cup water, 2 Tablespoons butter, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon dried dill weed, Additional butter for cooking
Fats Dominos (Blueberry Crepes)
"This is a recipe for a sweet and tasty blueberry topping / filling. It includes a bonus crepe recipe, but you could always use your favorite crepe recipe or even store-bought crepes."
some crepes*, 2 cups berries, 1/2 cup sugar, 1 Tablespoon cornstarch, 1 Tablespoon lemon juice, 1 sliced banana, 4 Tablespoons vanilla ice cream
Golden Egg Crepes
"Golden crepes with a creamy ham, egg and cheese filling. From the book Entertaining With Eggs. It's an old school recipe that really stands the test of time."
3 eggs, 1 cup milk, 1 cup soda water or beer, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 3 Tablespoons salad oil (vegetable or canola oil), 1 and 1/2 cups unsifted flour, about 1/2 cup additional milk or soda water
Ham And Egg Crepes
"I've also made this with cream of mushroom soup and it was very good. It's a good use for leftover ham following holiday meals."
1 batch of crepes, 1 cup cooked ham into 1/4 inch cubes, 1 10-ounce can cream of chicken soup, 3/4 cup sour cream, 1/4 cup milk, 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese (do yourself a favor and use fresh cheese), 6 hard boiled eggs, 1 Tablespoon chopped chives, 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
Honey Blueberry Blintzes
"Interestingly, bees communicate with each other through a kind of dance which alerts one another to the location of pollen. You'll be dancing too after you taste this!"
For The Blintzes: 4 eggs, 1 cup 2% milk, 1/3 cup matzo meal, 1/3 cup potato starch, 1/4 teaspoon salt, Oil for frying, For The Filling: 3/4 cup honey, 3/4 cup water, 1/4 cup lemon juice, 1/4 cup potato starch, 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel, 2 cups (12 oz.) fresh or frozen blueberries -- thawed, 1 cup regular or low-fat sour cream
How To Make A Basic Crepe
"One recipe and you can make a thousand different kinds of crepes. Use any filling or topping you can imagine. This is just a good basic, go-to crepe recipe."
1 cup flour, 2 eggs, 1/2 cup low-fat milk, 1/2 cup water, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 2 tablespoons melted butter
Lemon Crepes Suzette
"Be sure to use a fresh lemon. That imitation stuff does no good for no one. Enjoy!"
8 dessert crepes, 1 Tablespoon butter, 1 and 1/2 Tablespoons sugarjuice and finely grated zest of 1 lemon, 2 Tablespoons Grand Marnier, 2 Tablespoons brandy
Maple Grapefruit Crepes
"A real nice mix of flavors with the tart grapefruit and sweet maple syrup."
1 grapefruit - peeled and sectioned, 1/2 cup grapefruit juice, 1/4 cup butter, 1/4 cup pure maple syrup, 1 Tablespoon cornstarch
"Orange marmalade mixes with cream and fresh oranges to make a fancy, fresh breakfast or brunch. This is a recipe for the topping with a bonus recipe to make the crepes."
some crepes*, 1 12-oz jar of sweet orange marmalade, 1/3 cup heavy cream, orange slices for garnish
Raspberry Banana Crepes
"This a a delicious recipe... very fresh tasting. It's also a very pretty breakfast if your aim is to impress."
5 ounces fresh raspberries (or frozen and thawed), 2 bananas, 1 cup milk, 3/4 cups flour, 1/2 cup sour cream, 1/2 cup whipped desert topping (Cool Whip is great), 1 egg, 3 Teaspoons sugar, 1 Tablespoon butter, 1/4 teaspoon baking powder, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1 dash almond extract
"Really great for savory crepe fillings... eggs, etc. Not so great for dessert style."
2 and 1/4 cups milk, 3/4 cup flour, 3/4 cup rye flour, 1 egg, 1 Tablespoon vegetable or canola oil, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon baking powder
Strawberry Crepes with Honey Sauce
"Fresh strawberries and honey citrus sauce make these crepes great for an elegant morning wake-up. The directions say to treat the crepes like cups in ramekins, but you could easily use the sauce and strawberries as a filling or topping for traditional crepes."
1/2 cup honey, 1/2 cup orange juice, 1 Tablespoon lemon juice, 2 teaspoons grated orange peel, 1 and 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon peel 1 and 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch, 1 Tablespoon butter or margarine, 1 pint lemon sorbet, 1 and 1/2 cups sliced fresh strawberries, some crepes*