RECIPES TO MAKE YOU SMILE –
STRAWBERRY SEASON IS ALMOST HERE!
Creamy Strawberry Crepes (6 servings)
These crepes are delicious and very rich! Be sure you have at least 1 hour to prepare, but they are worth every minute! A great treat while you are “sheltering in place!”
½ cup milk
½ cup water
3 Tbsp. Butter, melted
¾ cup all-purpose flour
½ tsp. salt
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 ¼ cups sifted confectioners’ sugar
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 tsp. lemon zest
½ tsp. vanilla extract
1 cup heavy cream, whipped
4 cups sliced strawberries
- Place eggs, milk, water, melted butter, flour, and salt in the pitcher of a blender; blend until smooth.
- Blend the cream cheese, confectioners’ sugar, lemon juice, lemon zest, and vanilla with an electric mixer until smooth. Gently fold in the whipped cream.
- Heat a lightly oiled griddle or non-stick skillet over medium heat. Pour or scoop the batter onto the griddle, using. Approximately 2 tablespoons for each crepe. Tip and rotate pan to spread batter as thinly as possible. Flip over when the batter is set and the edges are beginning to brown. Cook until the other side begins to brown. Stack finished crepes on a plate, cover with a damp towel and set aside.
- To serve, fill each crepe with ¼ cup sliced strawberries and 1/3 cup of the cream cheese filling, roll up and top with a small dollop of the cream cheese filling and more sliced strawberries.