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Homemade Crepes Recipe

Homemade Crepes with Homemade Muesli,  Fresh Fruit and exciting extras Photo : Jackie Cameron

Homemade Crepes with Homemade Muesli,  Fresh Fruit and exciting extras
Photo : Jackie Cameron

Homemade Crepes with Homemade Muesli,  Fresh Fruit and exciting extras Recipe

Yields: about 45-50 crepes

Ingredients:

500 g Flour

15 ml Sugar

Pinch Salt5-6 Beaten Eggs750 ml Milk

250 ml Water

Optional extra :

30 ml Cointreau or any flavouring of your choice

40g melted Butter

100-200 ml Milk

Method:

1) Mix flour, sugar and salt together

2) Add eggs, milk and water gradually

3) Flavour with optional Cointreau

4) Lastly add melted butter

5) Allow to stand for two hours

6) Just before using add extra milk quantity to get the batter at the correct consistency

7)Get a pan hot and spray 'n cook it. Lightly cover the base of the pan with batter. 30 ml of mixture per pan, a base of 19cm, is enough mixture for a crepe

This muesli is a recipe I put together with what I had available to me in the kitchen. Keeping in mind it is an industrial kitchen and there is a much larger selection available to us. Muesli should be a choice of all your favourite ingredients. Use this recipe as a guide line. Have fun making it your own.

Muesli :

Yields: 1.195kg to be exact

Ingredients:

4 cups Oats

1 cup Honey

200g Roasted Nuts (Chef’s suggestion: chopped up Walnuts, Pecan, Almonds and Pistachio Nuts)200g Dried Fruit (Chef’s suggestion: chopped up Banana, Apricots, Mangoes and Sultanas)

1 cup All Bran1 cup Corn Flakes

1/3 cup Linseed

1/3 cup Coconut

1/3 cup Poppy seed

Method :

1) Roast oats with honey until golden

2) Roast nuts then chop nuts and dried fruit

3) When the above ingredients are cooled mix all ingredients together

Optional extras :

Vanilla flavoured cream, fresh fruit selection, chopped chocolate, desiccated coconut, farm yogurt and granadilla pulp are just a few options that can be enjoyed with your breakfast crepes.

Please post your comments and any food-related questions below.

I look forward to hearing from you.

jackie cameron

Jackie Cameron
Head Chef
Hartford House
www.hartford.co.za
jackie@hartford.co.za
+27 33 263 2713