Friday, 5 June 2009

Blueberry Crepes with Strawberry Mousse Filling

Recipe Ingredients:
  • 1 cup of flour
  • a glass of whipping cream (around 120mls)
  • 2/3 cup of blueberries
  • a little milk (sufficient)
  • 4 soup spoons of oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 soup spoon of sugar
  • 10 strawberries (finely chopped + a soup spoon of powdered sugar if these aren't too sweet)
  • a dash of vanilla essence
  • vanilla flavoured powdered sugar (or normal)

These are two combined desserts. Crepes + strawberry mousse.

To make these, put in a bowl, the flour, make a well in the centre and place the oil + the egg there, start mixing in the centre with a whisk, once it starts getting thick add the blueberries (these ones previously crushed + mixed with the sugar and heated for around 1 minute to release their colour), continue whisking and as it gets thick again start adding the milk, and whisk and add milk and so on until it becomes liquid with the consistency of double cream.

Now soak a little bit of kitchen paper towel with a little oil and rub this on a non stick frying pan, heat the pan and once hot reduce to med-low heat and pour a couple of serving spoons inside swirl the pan so that it covers the whole bottom, let it cook for around 1-2 minutes you'll see it going golden through the crepe, with a spatula lift the corners and them with your fingers peel it of and turn it upside down, again 1-2 minutes and is done, set it aside on a plate. Then repeat process until all the crepe cream is used. You should get around 6-8 crepes.

let the crepes go cool as they become more malleable and elastic. Whip the cream and add a few drops of vanilla essence, once whipped add and fold in the chopped strawberries also a soup spoon of powdered sugar if the strawberries are not very sweet, once done refrigerate this will harden mousse further. Finally format the crepes as you like fill them with the mousse and decorate as you will, I used powdered vanilla sugar, than I refrigerated them further ..delicious with a nice hot cup of coffee or tea. cheers ..enjoy


janet said...

That looks heavenly, I can almost taste it!

Ricardo said...

Gratz, you were the first to comment, so you get a kiss X . thanks for the visit and comment loved it ...wishing you a very good weekend :) xx

Pinkfoodie said...

The crepes look amazing. I could almost taste the mousse in my mouth. Your recipes are always creative and fun to read. Thanks for sharing them.

The Duo Dishes said...

Great picture at the top. You managed to mix two berries that go quite well together.

Donna-FFW said...

OMG! Rico- This look absolutely lovely. I cant even imagine how delicious. Yes perfect with tea and a shot of kahlua!

Elin said...

Hi Ricardo,

Your crepes look most appetizing here. I love your presentation. Good one ! I am going to try out one of your recipes here. Thanks for sharing your culinary skill and tested recipes.

Have a nice weekend :)

Bunny said...

This is lovely!! It looks so fuffy and soft! Wonderful!!

Anonymous said...

You put blueberries in the crepe batter, what a neat idea! These sound excellent!

Nina's Recipes said...

Hi Rico, what do I get for being the second one to comment? hahaha....
any way, I'm here to have a glimpse of this fabulous dessert! Yummm

alwayswinner786 said...

Hi Rico,
What a lovely recipe!
I am missing it madly.

Ricardo said...

I luv ya all, really. For the comments and visits my sincerest thanks to:

Pinkfoodie, that is extreemly generous and nice of you to say, much love thx for visit. kisses xx good weekend :)

The duo Dishes, thnx so much Duo, much generous thx for visit too kisses xx good weekend :)

Thx DonnaFFW, very generous of you, I am honoured. cheers kisses xx good weekend. :)

thx Elin, you very nice and generous in your comments lovely, have a nice weekend kisses xx :)

Bunny, thank you so much , loved the fluffy as that is how they were lol, have yourself a wonderful weekend kisses :) xx

5 Star, thanks so much I regularly put fruit in batter when making crepes, but need different fruits be put in different ways or it sticks to pan caramelizing. Appreciated your comments and visit is always an honour kisses :) xx good weekend

Now Nina, I am afraid because I hadn't posted all comments you thought you were second posting comment, is all my fault, so because of that even though you 8th you get a massive XXX kiss for wanting to be, thanks for your comment and visit I loved it. more kisses xxx :) have a nice weekend

Sophie said...

MMMM...Ricardo! These filled pancakes look amazing & so Fabulous!!!

This is excellent for a dinner party!
This is pure lovelyness,...indulgence!!

Nina's Recipes said...

LOL LOL ...thanks Rico! XO

Bread and Jam said...

This is the perfect choice for crepe filling! Mousse adds so much more than just fruit alone. I think I'm going to splurge and make these for myself this week. I'm excited because I've never tried blueberry crepes.

Ricardo said...

Thank you so Sophie, you very nice ..thx for comments and visit. kisses :) xx

Hi again Nina, hehe, you welcome...really!! you are. ;) xx

Bread and Jam, thank you ever so much is great to hear such nice things, I checked you out great foods on your' too I love the plum tart your latest yum.. cheers for both the visit and comment. :) xx

Ricardo said...

Bread and jam can't comment on your blog it dos not allow..srry.

Ricardo said...

Thank you so much Alwayswinner, nice words very touched, thx for visit and comment, kisses :) xx

Tangled Noodle said...

I'm so behind in reading your posts so I'm trying to catch up! I love these crepes and the mousse filling is perfect. This is what I want for breakfast tomorrow!

Brenda Campbell said...

Ricardo, Thanks so much for all your visits to my site! Your crepes look so delish I want to make some of my own.. yummy! Sorry I haven't got here sooner...I should have, you have some really yummy and cool things here.

Mathilde said...

Well, I was looking for a recipe for a wonderful brunch.. Think I have found one thanks to you!

Ricardo said...

Many thanks to my followers and friends:

Tangled, you're friend, or at least I consider you one, you have no obligations towards this blog or me :) take the time you want to view my recipes, or not, if you pushed for time, I understand having to view and comment on hundreds, and I feel it must be voluntary with no strings, that is how I do it. I respect your opinion and therefore I say THANK you for all your visits and comments here. :) kisses xx

Brenda, you too kind my friend, come here whenever you want no strings attached, loved your blog, visit and comment too kisses :) xx

Thank you so much Mathilde, if you make it, hope you get the time to possibly to let me know how it all went. Many thx for your visit and comment. kisses :) xxx

Megan said...

Some day I vow to make crepes!

Ricardo said...

Well Megan, I am honoured by that ,,thanks so much :) xx

Nicisme said...

Looks wonderful and perfect for summer Rico!

Ricardo said...

Yup wonderful when very cold, also I've been told that someone that made identical things to these would freeze them and they were equally nice, I never tried but sounded nice when she told me, thanks for comment and visit. :) xx

JennDZ - The Leftover Queen said...

Looks so light and fluffy, Rico! Great summer dessert!

crankycheryl said...

What a lovely, simple idea. Can't wait to try it with the strawberries just coming into season!

Ricardo said...

Thanks JennDZ, it was quite nice, and yes lovely very fresh, summer treat. cheers :) xx

Thank you crankycheryl, it is lovely and not too sweet. Love the natural fruit tartness. cheers :) xx

Tatiana said...

What a great little dessert... great idea.
Awesome Vegan Girl

Ricardo said...

Thank you Tatiana, I appreciated your comment and visit really did :) xx

Ana Powell said...

Hi Ricardo
What a great way of starting the weekend.
Great pud.
Ana x

Ricardo said...

Brigado Ana adorei o teu comento. jinhos doces :) xx

Iulia said...

Hi Rico,
Your dessert looks amazing and delicious. I love your presentation. Greetings!!

Ricardo said...

Lulia thank you so much, you very kind, cheers kisses :) xxx

Nikki the Foodie of Lobster Gram said...

Your recipes never fail to amaze me. I'm going to have to try my luck on this one. I'm great with crepes, but I have never mixed fruit into the batter. Does it present any problems I should beware of?

Ricardo said...

Thank you Nikki, No problems at all, just go for it, (sorry took a while to respond, I've been working) cheers and thank you for comment and visit :) xx

Christelle said...

Somehow, I don't think anybody tried to resist it ;)

Ricardo said...

Delicious weren't they, thanks for comment kisses :) xxx


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