Crepes with Raspberry Fool

July 2, 2011


Author Notes: Crepes with any kind of berries are delicious, This is such a simple dessert using raspberry fool in a crepe with a raspberry syrup. I used Julia Childs recipe for crepes, you cannot improve on perfection, sdebrango

Serves: 4

Ingredients

The crepes

  • 1 cup All Purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup Cold Whole milk
  • 2/3 cup Cold water
  • 3 Large eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 3 tablespoons Melted butter plus more for brushing on pan

Raspberry Fool

  • 1 pint Fresh raspberries
  • 1-2 tablespoons Sugar (taste to see if its sweet enough, remember your whipped cream is sweetened)
  • 1 tablespoon Framboise Liquor
  • 1 pint Heavy Cream
  • 1/4 cup Powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Pure vanilla extract
  • Raspberry Syrup (for drizzling)
In This Recipe

Directions

The crepes

  1. Mix all ingredient in a blender or food processor until smooth. Refrigerate 30 minutes or more.
  2. To make the crepes: Heat crepe pan or non stick fry pan (5-8 inches) until drops of water dance on it. Brush with melted butter. Pour in 2-3 Tbs of batter tilt pan in all directions until batter covers the entire surface of the pan. Cook about 1 minute or until browned on the bottom you will see the edges start to pull away from the side of the pan,gently flip and cook the other side 1 minute. Repeat process for the rest of the batter. Let cool on cooling racks when thoroughly cool stack with parchment in between each crepe place in ziplock bag and refrigerate for up to 2 days or freeze for several weeks.

Raspberry Fool

  1. Put raspberries (reserving some for garnish) into a bowl add sugar, framboise and mash with a fork (If you have an aversion to the seeds before you add the framboise and sugar push the berries through a sieve). Let rest while you prepare the whipped cream.
  2. In chilled mixing bowl with chilled whisk or beaters add the cold cream,vanilla and powdered sugar and beat until stiff peaks form. Should be quite stiff.
  3. Fold in raspberries. Serve immediately with crepe. Drizzle with raspberry syrup.

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Reviews (4) Questions (0)

4 Reviews

BlueKaleRoad July 5, 2011
I love fool and your pairing of it with crepes is inspired. Beautiful photo!
 
boulangere July 4, 2011
Fool is one of the underappreciated concoctions of all time. Nicely done here with crepes.
 
nogaga July 3, 2011
I love raspberries too, and your line, "you cannot improve on perfection." Well put!
 
inpatskitchen July 2, 2011
Beautiful!!! I LOVE raspberries and know I'm going to find many things to try this week!!