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How to Make St. Patrick's Day Crêpes

Fun and easy, delicious and spiked, could you ask for anything more? Start the morning off right with these Irish cream kissed crêpes!
Ingredients
For crepes
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Whole milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Melted butter 2 Tablespoon
  Fine salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Irish creme 2 Tablespoon
  Food color (green) 3 Drop
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Unbleached all purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted
For filling
  Mascarpone cheese/Softened cream cheese 8 Ounce
  Softened butter 2 Tablespoon
  Mint extract 1 Dash (Optional)
  Powdered sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted
  Irish cream 1 Tablespoon
For serving
  Chocolate 2 Tablespoon, melted (Optional)
  Powdered sugar 2 Tablespoon (for dusting)
For cooking
  Softened butter 1 Tablespoon (For greasing)
Directions

MAKING
For crepe batter
1. In a food processor, put together water, milk, butter, salt, eggs and vanilla, and process together until well blended.
2. Add in 2 tablespoons of Irish cream if using, and food colouring and process to mix.
3. Sprinkle in the flour and process until it forms into smooth batter.
4. Transfer the batter in a bowl, cover and refrigerate for 35 to 45 minutes until chilled.
For filling
5. In a bowl, place together cream cheese, 1 cup of powdered sugar, softened butter and 1 tablespoon of Irish cream, mint extract if using, and blend using an electric beater until smooth.
6. In a non-stick pan, put little butter and pour about 2 small ladles of chilled batter, swirl the pan, to make thin crepe, allow to cook until the surface is dry and bubbles appear, then flip to cook the other side.
7. Remove the crepe and allow to cool completely.
8. Repeat the last step until all the batter is used.

FINALIZING
9. Spread the filling on cooled crepe, leaving about 1-inch edges, fold the crape in quarters.
10. In a plastic bag, put in the melted chocolate if using, cut the corners and drizzle over the crepes.

SERVING
11. Serve crapes dusted with powdered sugar, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Irish
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Equipment: 
Frying Pan
Dish: 
Crepe
Occasion: 
St Patricks Day
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Flour
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 505 Calories from Fat 269

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 30 g46.5%

Saturated Fat 16.8 g83.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 144.5 mg48.2%

Sodium 97.4 mg4.1%

Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.9 g3.6%

Sugars 31.7 g

Protein 8 g16%

Vitamin A 16.3% Vitamin C

Calcium 7.8% Iron 8.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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