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Crepes with Mocha Cream

Making Crepes (10, 8-inch crepes)

  1. Combine and stir until the ingredients are well mixed:
    • 2 eggs
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 2 tablespoons (30cc) melted butter
  2. In a separate bowl, gradually add the liquid ingredients to the flour, stirring well until there are no lumps of flour:
    • 1 cup (125grams) twice sifted all-purpose flour
    • 1/2 cup (115cc) milk
    • 1/2 cup (115cc) water
  3. Add the egg mixture to the flour mixture and mix well. Cover with plastic and refrigerate for 30-60 minutes.
  4. Heat an 8-inch frying pan and melt butter. After the butter start sizzling,, reduce heat to low. Lift and tilt a pan with your hand and with your other hand pour the batter with a ladle. Immediately move the pan up and down so that the batter will spread thinly and evenly to cover the whole pan. Add a little more if necessary. Cook until slightly browned, and turn it over to cook the other side. Serve with mocha cream or blueberry filling.

Making Mocha Cream

Yields about 2 1/2 cups.

  1. Using a double boiler, combine and stir the following ingredients into the inner saucepan until smooth. Alternately, you can heat them in a microwave oven at a low power setting; just enough to melt chocolate.
    • 2 oz. unsweetened chocolate
    • 2/3 cup cream
    • 1 1/4 cups strong coffee
    • 1/4 tsp salt
  2. In a small bowl, mix together:
    • 2 tsp. cornstarch
    • 2 tablespoons coffee
  3. Add the cornstarch mixture to chocolate mixture. Add and mix well:
    • 4 egg yolks, lightly beaten
    • 1 egg, lightly beaten
    • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  4. At medium heat, bring the sauce to a boil , stirring constantly. Boil for one minute. Remove from heat. When cooled, stir in 1 tablespoon of brandy or Kaluha.

Making Blueberry Filling

  1. Mix well and fold in blueberries:
    • 2 cups fresh or frozen wild blueberries
    • 1 cup plain yogurt
    • 1/2 cup cottage cheese
    • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
    • 3 tbsp. sugar or more to your taste
    • a little whipping cream to garnish (optional)
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