Crepes with roasted strawberries and rhubarb

Crepes with roasted strawberries and rhubarb

Enjoy this tasty crepe experience with roasted strawberries and rhubarb. The hardest thing about this recipe is just stopping at one crepe, they are so yummy! Recipe by, Justine Schofield.

  • Method

    1. Crepe mixture

      In a large bowl combine the flour, salt and a tablespoon of the sugar. Make a well in the centre and add the eggs, whisking constantly so no lumps form. Now add half of the melted butter and gradually add the milk, whisking again. Once the batter is smooth, glossy and has the consistency of pouring cream, rest in the fridge for 1 hour. This batter can be made a day or two ahead of time. It will thicken up a little the longer you rest it. All you need to do is add a little extra milk to thin out the batter again.

    2. Strawberries and rhubarb

      Preheat the oven to 160C. Place the rhubarb, strawberries, sugar, pinch of salt and spices into a baking dish and toss together with your hands. Macerate for 20 minutes then roast in the oven for 20-30 minutes.

    3. Cooking

      Heat a crepe pan over medium-high heat. Brush a little of the remaining melted butter in the pan and then pour in a ladleful (about a 1/4 cup) of batter into the centre of the pan. Twirl the pan so the base is evenly coated in the batter. Place back on the stove and cook for 1-2 minutes or until golden on the underside. Flip and cook for a further 1-2 minutes. Slide onto a plate and continue to cook the rest of the crepes.

    4. Serving

      Place a few tablespoons of the roasted fruit into the centre of each crepe. Fold to form four-sided parcels. Top with extra fruit and drizzle over the syrup. Serve with a dollop of cream and icing sugar.

  • Ingredients

    250g plain flour
    3 eggs
    50g butter, melted, cooled
    500ml milk
    3 stalks of rhubarb, trimmed and cut into 2 cm pieces
    2 punnets of Driscoll’s strawberries, hulled and left whole
    120g caster sugar
    ½ tsp cinnamon
    3 cardamom cloves, crushed
    Double cream, to serve
    Sifted icing sugar, to garnish

    • Serves 4
    • Breakfast
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