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CREPE WITH CUSTARD CREAM


There are infinite number of dishes we can make with crepes. Starting from the appetizer to desserts there ample amount of items you can make, according to your taste and creativity. You can fill it with salad, make pizza crepe, dessert crepe, fruit filling or toppings whatever you like. But my first choice is always dessert, filled with custard cream and with ice cream which is sooooooo delicious and heavenly.. Again the crepe you can make very thin or bit thick whichever way you like. So today is my favorite crepe with custard cream to your visual.


CREPE WITH CUSTARD CREAM
Ingredients you need for assembling:

Crepes
Custard cream
Your favorite berry or citrus sauce
Fruits to go along with it (optional)


Ingredients for making crepe :

Flour- 5ogms
Egg - 1
Sugar - 1 tbsp
Vanilla essence - 1 tsp
Milk- 3/4 cup milk
Salt - a pinch
Melted butter - 1/2 tbsp
Butter - little for making crepes in pan

Method :

1. Mix the eggs together with the sugar, vanilla essence and salt in a large bowl.
2. Add the sifted flour.
3. Mix until smooth, without lumps.
4. Add the milk little by little and melted butter mix well.
5. Heat the pan over moderate heat until it is very hot. Brush with little butter.
6. Pour a ladle full of batter . Tilt(rotate as if we do aapam) and move the pan so that the bottom is completely covered with a thin layer of batter.
6. Once it is cooked flip it over to other side till it is set and browned.
7. Proceed making with remaining batter.
8. Now crepes all ready and put it in fridge for just 1/2 or so.


Custard cream filling :

Egg yolk - 4
Flour - 2 tbsp
Vanilla paste or bean(1 scrapped) - 1/2 tbsp
Sugar - 1/3 cup
Whole Milk - 1 cup
Whipping cream- 200ml
Sugar for cream - 1 1/2 tbsp



Method :

1. In a bowl whisk yolks and sugar. Add the vanilla and flour. Whisk again.
2. Simmer the whole milk. Now add half or the milk to egg mixture, whisk again for about a minute.
3. Stir the egg milk mixture back to the boiling milk and stir them until it thickens.
4. Remove from heat, transfer to bowl. Cover with cling wrap and refrigerator until cool.
5. Now whip the cream until stiff peaks are formed by adding sugar to it.
6. Now whisk the cooled custard and fold in to the whipped cream and gently mix.

Now for assembling:

1. Place the crepe in a plate , add the custard 2 tbsp of custard cream gently roll.
2. Top with your favorite berry pr citrus sauce and garnish as you like or serve with fruits.



Note:

1. You can store your leftover custard cream in the fridge and make fruit desserts next day.
2. For making savory crepes just reduce the amount of sugar.




Trendsetters  – (March 29, 2010 at 1:58 PM)  

very beautiful..nice soft crepes....beautifully assembled

Padma  – (March 29, 2010 at 2:22 PM)  

WOW Very beautiful Pavithra... well presented.

Sarah Naveen  – (March 29, 2010 at 2:33 PM)  

I love this!!!!
Awesome pics..Looks fantastic..

PS  – (March 29, 2010 at 2:47 PM)  

I like the presentation, and the crepes look fantastic..

Panchpakwan  – (March 29, 2010 at 3:11 PM)  

Crepe looks so yummm..nice presention.

Subhie Arun  – (March 29, 2010 at 3:19 PM)  

nice soft crepes...v beautiful presentation as usual...!

simply.food  – (March 29, 2010 at 3:20 PM)  

Simply delicious, beautiful eyecatching presentations and clicks.

Swapna Sree  – (March 29, 2010 at 3:45 PM)  

beautiful crepes,,looks yummy and delcious...nice presentation.....

Balakrishna Saraswathy  – (March 29, 2010 at 4:38 PM)  

U r definitely making drool here Pavi..supera irrkku pa:)

AdukalaVishesham  – (March 29, 2010 at 5:41 PM)  

very soft crepes... you have presented it beautifully... nice recipe

Geetha Achal  – (March 29, 2010 at 6:46 PM)  

சூப்பர்ப்...அருமை...

Mriganayani  – (March 29, 2010 at 6:58 PM)  

I've been thinking of making crepes for a long time now - you are inspiring me.

This looks gorgeous as always and the berries kick it up so many notches!

Sailaja Damodaran  – (March 29, 2010 at 6:58 PM)  

Hey super click..........mouthwatering crepe.

Brian Asis  – (March 29, 2010 at 9:13 PM)  

As always Pavithra, your dishes are both wonderful and beautiful :D

PriyaRaj  – (March 29, 2010 at 9:14 PM)  

My favourite ..When we in US ,we used to eat crepe in IHOP ,its very delicious ..mouth-watering ...Extra-ordinary clicks ..

RAKS KITCHEN  – (March 29, 2010 at 11:35 PM)  

very new to me,looks sinful pavithra,wish to try out sometime!

Tina  – (March 30, 2010 at 12:38 AM)  

Soooo cute and tempting dear..Beautiful and perfect pics too...

Priya  – (March 30, 2010 at 2:01 AM)  

Slurp, i can eat many crépes with custard cream, such a tempting dish, do send these crepes to my event, if u interested dear Pavi..thanks..

Vidhya  – (March 30, 2010 at 2:11 AM)  

wow...thats awesome Pavithra...

Latha  – (March 30, 2010 at 6:10 AM)  

Awesome clicks....crepe looks superb.

Deepa  – (March 30, 2010 at 6:43 AM)  

Crepe looks so tempting and yummy!!!
Fantastic presentation dear...
Deepa
http://hamareerasoi.blogspot.com/

Mrs.Menagasathia  – (March 30, 2010 at 8:22 AM)  

ரொம்ப அசத்தலா இருக்கு...

San  – (March 30, 2010 at 8:39 AM)  

Adorable crepes ,very much fond of custard.What a decadent dish? You are tempting my taste bud pavi.

Aruna Manikandan  – (March 30, 2010 at 8:49 AM)  

Wow!!!
Crepe looks very beautiful...
Wonderful presentation :-)

Sushma Mallya  – (March 30, 2010 at 8:56 AM)  

very beautiful and too tempting...

Nithya  – (March 30, 2010 at 9:28 AM)  

Wow.. this looks way tempting :) yummm.. But mom will kick me if I use eggs on her pan.. he he..

Anni, I am drooling over all your dishes but in reality I have never had anything that you had cooked.. So next time you visit India, you really have to make all these specially for me. :) That too this one.. looks way yummm :)

Gita  – (March 30, 2010 at 10:14 AM)  

Wow Pavi...absolutely gorgeous and superb clicks dear...the crepes look awfully tempting :)

SE  – (March 30, 2010 at 10:47 AM)  

very beautiful crepes...and lovely filling...very nice clicks...

Valarmathi  – (March 30, 2010 at 11:01 AM)  

Crepe looks absolutely delicious and beautiful. Nice presentation.

Anuradha  – (March 30, 2010 at 11:09 AM)  

Wow... Yummy anni... Looks mouth watering.... I want one rite now!!!

Manjulaprabakaran  – (March 30, 2010 at 12:53 PM)  

Wow very nice and soft crepes. Looks gud....

Ammu Madhu  – (March 30, 2010 at 11:28 PM)  

nice snap pavi.looks delicious.

Krishnaveni  – (March 31, 2010 at 2:11 AM)  

creamy crepes.....superb. good click.

Pavithra  – (March 31, 2010 at 2:20 AM)  

this is extra ordinarily mouth watering dessert and your presentation makes it even more .

Pavithra, I have an award for you in my blog , please collect it

M D  – (March 31, 2010 at 5:06 AM)  

Ur recipes are new and different. Loved them all. I am coming here for the first time and I loved this recipe...

Khaugiri  – (March 31, 2010 at 5:32 AM)  

Lovely Crepe and awesome colour combination!!!!

An Open Book  – (March 31, 2010 at 9:02 AM)  

Thanks for dropping by my blog...u have an amazing collection of recipes urself...

Cherine  – (March 31, 2010 at 11:57 AM)  

Love those crepes! they look sooo good

Babli  – (March 31, 2010 at 1:33 PM)  

Looks wonderful and delicious. Lovely presentation.

Akal's Saappadu  – (March 31, 2010 at 5:24 PM)  

irresistible pictures, tempting and delicious!!! i love it!!!

Srimathi  – (April 2, 2010 at 4:04 PM)  

Hey Pavithra,

Here is the link that you had asked me forhttp://www.cnn.com/2010/LIVING/04/01/cnnheroes.krishnan.hunger/index.html?hpt=Mid
When you click on the video you will see share on the right corner on top, click on link and you can share.

Yummy Team  – (April 2, 2010 at 7:59 PM)  

WOW!! Beautiful crepes!! Thanks for sharing the recipe. Glad to follow you :)

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