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Chocolate Crepes Recipe

Chocolate Crepes Recipe

If you think crepes are merely breakfast fare, our home economists insist you try these cream-filled chocolate crepes for dessert!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling Cook: 45 min. YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • FILLING:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup creme de cacao
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • FUDGE SAUCE:
  • 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup half-and-half cream
  • 10 mint Andes candies, chopped, optional

Directions

  • 1. For batter, place the first nine ingredients in a blender or food processor. Cover and process until smooth. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in sour cream and vanilla. Fold in creme de cacao and whipped topping. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • 3. For the fudge sauce, in a large saucepan, melt chocolate chips and butter over low heat. Stir in sugar and cream. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Set aside and keep warm.
  • 4. Heat a lightly greased 8-in. nonstick skillet; pour 2 tablespoons batter into center of skillet. Lift and tilt pan to evenly coat bottom. 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.
  • 5. Spoon 1/4 cup filling down the center of each crepe; roll up. Top with fudge sauce. Sprinkle with mint candies if desired. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 544 calories, 29g fat (18g saturated fat), 122mg cholesterol, 196mg sodium, 56g carbohydrate (36g sugars, 2g fiber), 9g protein.

Reviews for Chocolate Crepes

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shell1977 User ID: 6010447 159562
Reviewed Mar. 22, 2014

"wonderful dessert. will definately make again"

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dentistlovetocook User ID: 6105322 164680
Reviewed Jul. 17, 2011

"Excellent recipe - I made it for a huge brunch I hosted at my summer chalet and they thought that i had catered the food! It was absolutely amazing and very professional. I am still getting compliments on it and my associates are contacting me until now asking me who catered those crepes."

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csublet User ID: 4739275 159558
Reviewed Feb. 15, 2010

"Delicious, and not overly sweet or heavy, however I did substitute Neufchattel for the cream cheese, evap milk for the half and half, and 2% milk for whole milk. I suggest making the fudge sauce just before cooking the crepes. Mine had to set warm for a while and got gloppy."

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blkeaster User ID: 2843339 159600
Reviewed Jan. 21, 2010

"way to go girl.thanks for the choclolate crepe recipe. i have a large crepe book but no chocolate . thanks again Betty"

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