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
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 505Calories from Fat 269

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 30 g46.2%

Saturated Fat 16 g80%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 97 mg4.04%

Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.7%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 31 g

Protein 8 g16%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet