Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Apple Crepes

Apple Crepes with Caramel Sauce | Cooking on the Front Burner

An apple a day keeps the doctor away and with this month's #12bloggers recipes, you can have almost 2 weeks worth of new recipes to try.  Summer is still here - thank goodness - but soon we'll be turning to apples to make some scrumptious recipes!  So glad the group decided on apples this time around so I can get some new ideas.  I'm sharing these apple crepes that I hope you will enjoy!

 We have an apple tree in our back yard.  Just one tree, but I've been told by the DIY Guy that it is loaded.  Last year we harvested about 300 and looks like we have another bumper crop.  We got a head start to picking last weekend when our 2 year old granddaughter reached up and picked one off to eat.  First I surprised she could reach the lower branches, and then thought since it was still green, she might not like it but she ended up eating most of it.  She shares well and offered a bite to us all!  She's such a cutie!

Apple Crepes with Caramel Sauce

by Cooking on the Front Burner
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
4 Servings
    • 1 1/4 cup flour
    • 1 tablespoon sugar
    • 4 large eggs, slightly beaten
    • 1 1/4 cup skim milk (or 1%)
    • 1/8 teaspoon salt
    Apple Filling
    • 2 tablespoons butter
    • 3 tablespoons sugar
    • 2-3 granny smith apples, peeled, cored and cut into 1/2" pieces
    • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
    • 3 tablespoons cinnamon schnapps
    • Store bought caramel sauce
    • Whipped cream (optional)

    1. Combine in a blender the flour, 1 T sugar, and salt - pulse a few times to combine. Add the eggs and milk and blend until no lumps remain. Pour into a medium bowl and keep at room temperature for 30 minutes
    1. Melt the butter in a large skillet then add the apples and saute until apples start to soften.
    2. Sprinkle with 3 T sugar and cinnamon and saute until apples begin to brown (about 5 minutes)
    3. Add schnapps, cook and stir for 2 minutes then remove from heat
    Make Crepes
    1. Turn burner on medium heat then spray a 10" non-stick skillet with cooking spray
    2. When pan is hot, add 1/4 cup batter and swirl pan until batter coats the entire bottom.
    3. Cook about 2 minutes until edges get light brown then flip with a spatula and cook for another 30-45 seconds. Repeat and spray pan lightly between making.
    4. Transfer to plate and keep covered with a clean towel
    5. If apples have cooled, warm up a bit then fold 2 crepes onto plate then top with apples and whipped cream
    6. Drizzle with caramel sauce that has been warmed up a bit in microwave
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    Please don't be intimidated to make crepes - I always thought, wow, they look so good but must be hard to make.  But I couldn't have been more wrong.  It is basically a thin pancake batter and with a slippery pan, they cook perfectly!

    Apple Crepes with Caramel Sauce | Cooking on the Front Burner

    Be sure to check out the other gal's creations:

     Caramel Apple Shortcakes from Betsy Life
     Snickers Caramel Apple Bars from Home Cooking Memories
     Apple Caramel Crepes from Cooking on the Front Burner
     S'mores Salted Caramel Apple Nachos from Love Bakes Good Cakes
     Apple Cheddar Tostadas from Thyme for Cocktails
     Apple Bacon Oat Bars from Bread Booze Bacon
     No Bake Caramel Apple Cheesecake from A Night Owl Blog
     Apple Pie Chimi with Cheddar Cheese from I Love My Disorganized Life
     Easy Apple Crisp from See Vanessa Craft
     Apple Pie Crinkle Cookies from Around My Family Table

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    1. I'm ready to start making apple recipes -- fall is coming soon! These crepes look amazing, Deb! :)

    2. Perfect timing with all these apple recipes because clearly as a food blogger we start brainstorming apple recipes in the beginning of August! Wish I had an apple tree!

    3. I am drooling! I wish I had this for breakfast :) I must admit, I am jealous of your apple tree (and how it produces THAT many apples!)

    4. Wow, 300 apples? You are going to have your hands full! These crepes sure look delicious, and that caramel sauce sounds to die for!

    5. How great that you have an apple tree in your backyard! I have a lemon and orange tree, but they don't get nearly as much fruit as your apple tree produces! This is a lovely dish! Crepes are so delicate and special!

    6. Haha! Did anyone else take a bite? I think these are the most perfect crepes I have ever seen .... and I love the apples and caramel!! This just screams fall!

    7. I am so ready for apples, pumpkins and all things fall! These crepes sound fantastic!

    8. I love crepes and pancakes and everything in this section. I never had them with apple filling though, it looks delicious, I have to keep this in mind.

    9. Deb, these sound amazing! I can't wait for fall :)

    10. I'm always so intimidated to try my hand at crepes, but these look amazing! You've inspired me to try! :-)

    11. Ok, that is really cute. Love when little ones share. these apple crepes look tasty!

    12. Crepes are one of those things that always feel special. I love the apple!

    13. Looks AMAZING! I am featuring you tomorrow on the blog! Thank you so much for partying with us!

    14. Deb, we adore crepes because they are so yummy made gluten free. Yours look spectacular! Mimi xxx

    15. I am so ready for apples! These crepes look delicious. I just made savory crepes the other day, but haven't done sweet ones yet. I will have to try these!

    16. I bet you these are way better than IHOPS! I can't wait to try these! :-D Thank you for sharing!

    17. These are SO pretty! I am glad that I found this recipe on #FoodieFriDIY! This is definitely one I am pinning. I've never made crepes before but these look delicious! Thanks for sharing!

    18. Ok these look so amazing! Thank you for linking up at The Wednesday Round Up and sharing these delicious apple crepes!

    19. The only time we get crepes is at the farmer's market! I think I'm going to have to change that!


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