Monday, April 14, 2014

Lemon and Raspberry Crepes

Gee, I think it's been awhile since I had a lemon recipe so today I'm sharing these Lemon and Raspberry Crepes.  You know I love my lemons!

Lemon and Raspberry Crepes | Cooking on the Front Burner

On Friday night we had some good friends over for dinner and I wanted to have a dessert that was on the lighter side and that had a springy look and feel.  I think these crepes did the trick! 

Lemon and Raspberry Crepes

by Cooking on the Front Burner

Ingredients (4 servings - 2 each)
    • 1 cup flour
    • 2 eggs
    • 1/2 cup water
    • 1/2 cup milk
    • 1/4 tsp salt
    • 2 tablespoons melted butter
    Lemon Curd
    • 1/2 cup butter cubed
    • 1 1/2 cups sugar
    • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
    • 1 teaspoon zested lemon peel
    • 1/8 tsp salt
    • 3 eggs plus 3 yolks lightly beaten
    Raspberry Sauce
    • 1 small bag frozen raspberries (16 ozs.)
    • 2 tablespoons orange juice
    • 1/4 cup confectioners sugar
    • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
    • Cool Whip
    • Fresh raspberries
    1. In a bowl combine all ingredients and mix until very smooth (it is a very thin batter)
    2. Heat a 8-9" saute pan over medium high heat that has been brushed lightly with cooking oil
    3. Measure 1/4 cup batter and pour in heated pan; swirl until it reaches edges
    4. Cook about 2-3 minutes on each side until light brown
    5. Note: use a non-stick pan
    Lemon Curd
    1. Melt the butter in a small saucepan over low heat then add the sugar, lemon juice, zest and salt.
    2. Whisk in the lightly beaten eggs and continue cooking over low heat whisking constantly until coats the back of a metal spoon (almost to a boil)
    3. Remove from heat, place in a bowl and place plastic wrap directly on top - chill in refrigerator completely.
    Raspberry Sauce
    1. Defrost the raspberries then place in a fine mesh strainer. With a spoon press to extract juice (throw away solids)
    2. In a small saucepan combine the raspberry juice, OJ, sugar and cornstarch.
    3. Cook over low heat until it thickens - can be used at room temp or refrigerated.
    1. Place about 2-3 tablespoons of curd on crepe then place about same amount of cool whip - roll up and drizzle raspberry sauce on top. Can also place a few berries on side if desired
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    Another crepe recipe you may like - Apple Crepes


    1. Deb, these look like the definition of spring! I can't get over the colors--and the flavors, of course :)

    2. I love the bright red color from the raspberries! What a beautiful looking breakfast :)

    3. These look phenomenal, Deb! Lemon and raspberries are one of the best combinations ever. :)

    4. I could eat crepes everyday. There are so many ways from sweet to savory that one can utilize a crepe.
      Look how gorgeous these babies look. And what a flavor combination!!!!!

    5. I have never made creeps but I really want to! These look great Deb!

    6. I'm crazy about creeps, and with lemon these sound divine.

    7. I've had many crepes in my life, but not with lemon. You are persuading me to change that soon!

    8. Oh goodness! Just had to drop over from Freedom Fridays With All My Bloggy Friends to see these babies!!

      Pinning and sharing!!

      Hugs and Happy Easter!

    9. love love the freshness of this, and the thinness of the crepe and packed with the fresh lemon! And topped with sweet whipped cream-a perfect dish! Checking this deliciousness out from freedom Fridays :-) Yum!!

    10. I want this right now - but it's probably too late to make it tonight, lol. Tomorrow though, yummy.

    11. looks like an amazing breakfast!

    12. What an incredible looking breakfast! I love how bright and pretty the crepes look and anything with lemon is always a winner in my book - adding raspberries to that and I'm totally sold :)

    13. Wow, those look amazing Deb! Looks like I'm pulling the crepe pan out soon....very soon. :)

    14. These look ahhhhmazing, Deb!! I love crepes and these are two of my favorite flavors. Pinned! xo

    15. Hi Deb,
      We just love Crepes and your Lemon and Raspberry Crepes would be a fabulous dessert. Hope you had a great weekend and thank you so much for sharing your awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday. Have a good week and come back soon!
      Miz Helen

    16. I am on a lemon and raspberry kick right now - these sound perfect, Deb!

    17. Whoo Hoo! Just shared and pinned this as one of this week's features at Freedom Fridays!!

      Love them!!
      Hugs and thanks so much for sharing!

    18. Wow! These look amazing. Can't wait to try this recipe:)

    19. I'm such a sucker for all things lemon....these look like the perfect summer dessert!

    20. Oh my...your photos are beautiful and I can almost taste this delectable dish. Thanks for sharing with us at Weekend Potluck. We'd love it if you'd link back to the makes you eligible to be featured...and this kind of amazing dish demands some attention. =)


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