Monday, April 27, 2009

Strawberry Cream Cheese Crepes

I bought a HUGE box of strawberries on Saturday and developed a craving for strawberry crepes last night. I found this recipe online and it was delicious! They were actually very easy. We did have a crepe maker that helped to make them a bit easier, but you can do them without that. We only had three of us eating these and so were able to keep up with the demand as they were made, but you may want to consider just making a bunch ahead of time and keeping them in a warm oven or something.

Strawberry Cream Cheese Crepes

1 1/2 C. sugar
1 1/2 C. strawberries -- crushed (I just cut them into small chunks and smashed them slightly)

1 C. strawberries -- washed and sliced
8 Oz. softened cream cheese
1/4 C. powdered sugar

4 eggs
1 1/3 C. milk
2 Tbsp. oil
1 C. flour

Topping: Stir sugar and berries together and heat in a saucepan until boiling. Reduce heat and cook 10 minutes stirring constantly. (I didn't have to stir constantly, it did fine).

Filling: Blend powdered sugar and cream cheese until smooth. Fold in berries.

Crepes: Beat eggs slightly, add remaining ingredients and beat just until smooth. Pour a few tablespoons into a hot skillet, tilting to spread evenly. Brown lightly on both sides.If you have a crepe maker that will work better. It took us a few tries to get used to the crepe maker. We had to hold it in the batter for a few seconds to get them thick enough. You only have to cook them on one side though and they are usually thinner than you can get them in a pan, but thick enough to do the job.

Put desired amount of filling in the crepe and roll up. Top with sauce and whipped topping. Overall, this was pretty sweet. You could go without the sauce, but it did taste better altogether. I'm sure you could experiment with various types of fillings as well to mix it up.


Audrey said...

Those sound really yummy, I will have to try them sometime soon!

The Utah Bubble said...

Sounds Awesome!!!!! I will be sure to tell the Mrs about this blog... she does a food blog and will love this!!!

Wendy said...

Mmmmm... crepes.