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Apple Raisin Crepes Recipe

Apple Raisin Crepes Recipe

I've been eating - and making - these delectable breakfast treats for as long as I can remember. They look impressive but are quick and easy to prepare. Heating the filled crepes a second time turns them golden brown and adds a wonderful crispness.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Cook: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 6 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • FILLING:
  • 5 cups thinly sliced peeled tart apples
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • 1. For batter, in a small bowl, whisk the egg, milk water and oil. Combine flour and sugar; add to egg mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • 2. In a large saucepan, combine the apples, sugar, raisins and cinnamon. Cook and stir over medium heat for 8-10 minutes or until apples are tender; set aside.
  • 3. Heat a lightly greased 8-in. nonstick skillet; pour 3 tablespoons of batter into the center of skillet. Lift and tilt pan to coat bottom evenly. Cook until top appears dry; turn and cook 15-20 seconds longer. Remove to a wire rack. Repeat with remaining batter, greasing skillet as needed. When cool, stack crepes with waxed paper or paper towels in between.
  • 4. With a slotted spoon, fill each crepe with 1/4 cup of apples; roll up. On a lightly greased griddle or in a large skillet, cook crepes over medium heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar. Serve immediately with remaining sauce from apples. Yield: 1 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 488 calories, 12 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 33 mg sodium, 92 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 6 g protein.