Chocolate Crepes ~ Sunday Treat

In my search for Kid Friendly meals, I ran across this delicious recipe for Chocolate crepes. We, had it for breakfast today and I could not believe how something so delicious could be so simple to make.  A wonderful dish not only for kids but for grown up too. You can make it as a nice Sunday breakfast treat for your kids. Add a dollop of whipped cream and fresh strawberries  as a filling for these crepes , and you will have the perfect dessert for your guest or family. Enjoy :) ~ Kamakshi

Prep Time : 10 mins                                    Cook  Time : 25 mins
Yields : 10 -12 Crepes

INGREDIENTS

For the Crepes

  • 2 cups Milk
  • 1 1/2 cup All Purpose Flour ( Maida)
  • 4 tbsp Coco Powder ( I used drinking chocolate :)  )
  • 4 tbsp Powdered Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 tbsp butter or Canola Oil
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Essence
  • 1 tsp Salt

For the Chocolate Sauce

  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 4 tbsp Powdered Sugar
  • 4 tbsp Coco Powder
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1/4 tsp Salt

METHOD

For the Crepes :

  1. In a big mixing bowl, mix all the ingredients for the crepes and whisk all the ingredients to make a smooth batter. Let the batter rest in the fridge for 15-20 mins before you start making the crepes.
  2. Heat a non-stick pan on medium heat and add 1/2 tsp of oil to the pan. Pour about 1/2 cup crepe batter into the pan, swirling the pan slightly to make the crepe thin and smooth.Cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until bottom of crepe is light golden brown. Flip and  cook for 30 seconds to 1 minute or until light golden brown. Transfer to a plate and repeat the step for rest of the batter.

For the Chocolate Sauce :

  • Heat a pan on medium heat and add the butter. As the butter melts, add the coco powder, powdered sugar , salt and milk and stir constantly. When the mixture comes to a boil. Remove from heat.

Serving suggestions :

  1. To serve, fold the crepes and place it on individual plates. Dust with powdered sugar and top with swirls of chocolate sauce.
  2. For a dessert : Fill the crepes with fresh strawberries and whipped cream and top with chocolate sauce.
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