Sundae Crêpes: Raspberry Orange

I do love Valentine’s Day…, and I love saying I love you! I don’t think anyone should reserve sharing their love for Valentine’s Day, but I do think it’s wonderful that we have a day to solely celebrate our love for the special people in our lives.

I’m told next weekend Gabriel is planning something special, and as I love surprises-I can’t wait. This year I spent all week at See’s Candies; 10 hours on Saturday trying to convince numerous men that a) Yes! Your wife does want a heart box, b) Yes! Your wife does want her box of chocolates wrapped, and c) Yes! It does matter. On several occasions I just had to take matters into my own hands… sigh… their poor wives…

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Raspberry Orange Crêpes

Orange Crêpes
3 eggs
1 ¼ cup milk
Freshly squeezed juice from ½ orange
Whisk until frothy

1 Tablespoon sugar
3/4 cup flour
Dash of salt
Whisk together until smooth
Allow to sit for 5 to 10 minutes

In a well buttered crêpe or round pan, pour a few tablespoons of mixture over med heat
Spread thin
Allow to cook for a few minutes,
Flip over, repeat on opposite side
Remove crêpe and add a dab of butter, allow to melt

Orange Whipped Cream
Whip cream as normal
When cream is nearly finished, add the zest of one orange with sugar
Whip to stiff peaks

Raspberry Purée
½ cup partially mashed raspberries
2 tablespoons sugar
Stir to blend

Fill with a spoonful of raspberry purée
Fold over both ends
Top with a dollop of orange whip cream, and more raspberry purée

Recipe will yield about 6-8 crêpes

Happy Valentine’s Day!

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