Nutella Sweet Crepes

Nutella Sweet Crepes

Alessandro Clemente

Both Nutells and Crepes arise sentiments of Europe for most Americans. Americans don’t generally have access to either of these two pieces very often and it is usually a treat while in Europe to enjoy a creamy Nutella filled crepe.

The taste and texture of a crepe can hardly be described. Imagine a pancake but extremely thin and without the doughiness of American pancakes. All that you are left with is a thin lining of crepe that offers the full flavor of a less-sweet pancake. Crepes are filled with regional ingredients throughout Europe. In some places they are enjoyed fresh, with nothing mroe than powdered sugar. In other places they are filled with savory ingredients and serves for breakfast or lunch. No matter how you choose to enjoy your crepes we’re certain this recipe will make you feel a little more European!

What You’ll Need

  • 3 medium eggs
  • ½ pound 00 flour
  • ½ liter of whole milk
  • Butter to taste
  • Nutella to taste
  • Powdered sugar to taste
  • Any other sweet ingredients you wish to add (nuts, fresh fruit, etc.)

What You’ll Do

  1. Crack your eggs into a large bowl
  2. Beat the eggs with a fork while adding the whole milk
  3. Sift your flour into the bowl while mixing continuously so as to avoid any lumps
  4. Continue mixing for several minutes until you have a velvety texture
  5. Coiver the bowl with plastic wrap and let rest for 30 minutes in the refirgerator
  6. Take a large, round, non-stick pan and grease with a chunk of butter
  7. Once butter has melted onto the pan, add one ladle of your dough
  8. Try to cover the entire surface of the pan with your dough. You can tilt the pan or use an instrument to expand your mixture across the surface
  9. Make sure to move your batter quickly as it cooks very fast
  10. Cook on low heat for about 90 seconds until lightly browned
  11. Using a spatula, carefully flip your crepe over
  12. Cook the other side until it browns like the first
  13. Place it on a clean surface and begin cooking the next. You should end up with about 8 crepes
  14. Take a spoonful of Nutella and spread onto the surface of the crepe. This is when you’ll want to add any additional ingredients.
  15. Fold your crepe in half and then in half once again until it forms a triangle
  16. Sprinkle powdered sugar gently across the top of your crepe for a beautiful display
  17. Serve your sweet crepes still hot

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