Crepes

Ingredients for crepes:

  • 15g butter, melted ( a little more than a TBLS)
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup plain flour, sifted

Ingredients for topping:

  • 1 cup Nutella
  • 250g spreadable cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup strawberry jam
  • 200g good quality dark chocolate, chopped
  • 100g hazelnuts
  • 3/4 cup thickened cream
  • Strawberries, halved

How to make crepes:

  1. In a bowl, mix flour and a pinch of salt.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk eggs, milk and melted butter.
  3. Make a well in the centre of flour mixture and pour milk mixture into it.
  4. Whisk until smooth and combined.
  5. Cover the batter and refrigerate it for 30 minutes.

Cooking them:

  1. Heat a frying pan over medium heat and lightly grease it with butter.
  2. Pour about ¼ cup of the batter into the pan ans swirl to coat the base.
  3. Cook for about 2 minutes or until golden and lacy.
  4. Then turn over and cook again for about 1-2 minutes or until golden.

How to make a topping:

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees.
  2. Put hazelnuts on a baking tray and bake them for about 6 minutes.
  3. Then place them into a clean towel and tub until they lose skins.
  4. Then chop hazelnuts.
  5. Mix spreadable cream cheese with strawberry jam.
  6. Use Nutella to spread over half of the crepes.
  7. Then scatter it with hazelnuts.
  8. The rest of crepes spread with strawberry cream and put a hazelnut crepe on a plate.
  9. Top them with strawberry layer and refrigerate for an hour.
  10. Meanwhile, melt dark chocolate in a saucepan.
  11. Drizzle chocolate sauce over the crepe stack.