Crepes with berries and powdered sugar is one of our favorite breakfasts and one that my husband requests often. In fact, I can almost bet that every time I ask him on a weekend what he wants for breakfast, the answer will be Crepes and Bacon!
This recipe is from an absolutely lovely food blog, La Tartine Gourmande. Her pictures are amazing--a wonderful food stylist and great recipes too. It's definitely one of my favorite sites! Continue for recipe.
La Tartine Gourmande
1 cup flour
1 cup milk (skim is fine)
1/3 cup water
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon melted butter, cooled (can use 1-2T)
optional: 1 T rum
Mix all ingredients in a blender and let the batter rest for 2 hours (30 min. minimum). (Alternatively, whisk all ingredients except for butter very well; add butter and continue to whisk until smooth.)
Sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve with fresh berries or jam. Or try one of the following toppings.
powdered sugar, to taste (I don't like mine very sweet--just a hint of sweetness is nice) and optional: several drops of flavoring: vanilla, lemon, Fiori di Siscilia...
Mix all ingredients.
Berry sauce and filling:
water (about 1/2 cup)
several tablespoons sugar (to taste--depending on sweetness of fruit)
options: vanilla, cinnamon, lemon juice, zest, wine, mint
Mix over medium heat until thickened.
Apple or Plum Filling:
apples or plums
options: vanilla, cinnamon
Saute until soft and carmelized.