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Authentic French crépes recipe

Crepes with salted butter caramel is a classic Breton dessert. Salted caramel has a tangy, rich taste that has garnered a cult following. The best thing is that it’s so easy to make.

Add Vanilla Chantilly cream, chocolate or frutti cream to your finished crepes for a truly impressive dessert.

Preparation Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes

Ingredients:

For Crèpes:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

For Salted Butter Caramel:

  • 1/2 cup salted butter
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/16 teaspoon sea salt

Preparation:

Process all the ingredients in a blender until the mixture is smooth.

Allow the batter to rest in the refrigerator for at least 20 minutes before making into crepes.

Melt a little butter in a crepe pan or large skillet over low-medium heat.

Add 3 tablespoons of batter to the pan and swirl until the bottom of the pan is covered with batter.

Cook the crepe for 1 minute, or until the crepe is slightly moist on top and golden underneath. Loosen the edges of the crepe, slide the spatula under it, and then gently flip it upside down into the pan. Cook for 1 minute and transfer the cooked crepe to a plate to keep warm.

To make the salted butter caramel: In a saucepan set over medium-low heat, melt the butter in the heavy cream. Immediately remove from the heat and set aside.

Place the sugar in a separate saucepan set over medium heat. Sprinkle the water over the sugar and allow it to dissolve over the heat without stirring. As the sugar begins to caramelize, occasionally shake and swirl the pan to evenly distribute the color.

When the caramel is a rich golden color, remove the pan from the heat and carefully add the hot cream and melted butter to the caramel.

Return the caramel to the lowest heat setting, whisking constantly. Cook and stir the salted butter caramel for 2 minutes over the low heat. Remove from the heat and season the sauce with the 1/16 teaspoon sea salt; stir until it is dissolved completely.

To assemble the crepes: Spoon 2 teaspoons of the caramel sauce down the center of a warm crepe and roll into a cylinder. Alternately, spoon 2 teaspoons of the caramel sauce onto the center of a warm crepe and then fold it into quarters. 

Add Vanilla chantilly créme. Drizzle the crepes with additional caramel sauce, if desired.

ENJOY 🙂

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Great ideas for Your wedding !

Hi Everyone, hereafter you will find greatest ideas for a beautiful wedding party. We all wish this special day to be perfect…So have a look on what we suggest you!

1- Movie marriage proposal

Imagine that you are innocently taken to the cinema to see a movie, and that in the second trailer something happen in front of all the spectators in the room… Have a box of tissues nearby because what you’re going to see is so huge! Guys, take exemple on this man.

2- Decoration

Polaroid place cards

Placing your guests is a serious work why don’t you do it in a funny way? How? With Polaroids.

Under each polaroid, write the name of the guests and some funny comments. Finally, hang the pictures with clothespins in the place where you will specify the number of each table.

Eating tree

Eating trees is a concept made in France and elaborated by the French Designer Stéphanie Marin in collaboration with a chef. Trees will receive wedding snacking and sweeties.

3D invitations

In those recent years, the trend is to create customized invitation cards that change from the traditional ones. No rules, only one : NO LIMITS

Let’s give you only one advice: the cards are funny when you involve your guest as much as possible to discover the messsage. For that, we suggest you a 3D invitation card provided with anaglyph glasses. The message of the save the date will reveal while wearing the glasses. Magic and unique !

3-Print

Fingerprint guestbooks

Let’s propose you this original guest books in which each guest will mark the print with his finger and write down his name next.  That will be a beautiful “souvenir” of people who were with you in this special day.

4-Food ideas

hmmm delicious…

The smores combine crackers, melted chocolate and marshmallows to form a crunchy and irresistible sweet. The idea is to recreate a smores customized bar where you  will set up a table full of marshmallows, chocolates, different kind of toppings and obviously the well-known crackers.

Each guest will choose a flavor and skewer, and the warmth of a small fire or barbecue will melt the sweet being ready in a few seconds to join together all the ingredients chosen before.

Seems unbelievable that such beautiful things can be done using only simple things!

New ideas will be added next week , dont miss them !

Choc Creator : a 3D chocolate printer

Easter is already finished, but for Choc Edge, that argument is invalid for not thinking about chocolate anymore. Therefore, they invented a machine that can print chocolate in three dimensions. The program used by the printer is open-source, and you can shape the chocolate in the three directions (height, depth and length).

3D chocolate printer

Choc Creator 3D chocolate printer.

The machine is still in a prototype phasis, but Choc Edge will commercialize it soon enough. Choc Edge is a spin-off company from the University of Exeter, where the founder of the company Dr. Liang Hao created 3D chocolate printing technology in association with colleagues and students.

You can see videos on their website : http://www.chocedge.com/ .

I Want my Cupcake Too!

Cupcake

Cupcake

Cupcakes, it is these small cakes in the glazing and in the decoration colored that usually made in the United States and Canada. Here I will give you the basic recipe and do not hesitate to show originality and to invent your own decoration! I will also give you some ideas about plenty other Cupcakes that you can make easily by just following the original recipe. Cupcake is something who needs originality and creativity in order to be the center of attention. So following my advices and you will be the queen or the king of Cupcakes.  For me is interesting to talk about this little cake because we can eat and also see without eating it. That’s why: the Cupcake can be considered as the king of cakes. It’s good and at the same time so delicious. The Cupcake is the idol of fashionistas and other people who like beautiful and good things to eat. Don’t’ take it easily: the Cupcake is now something that people want to have as the same level than clothes and fancy things. For me: the Cupcake is just something funny who can give you the opportunity to create a sort of masterpiece. Now: I will give you the recipe of this legendary cake.

What is the recipe?

 To make the perfect Cupcake for ten people for example you will need: first for the cake you need two eggs, 100 gram of sugar, then 120 gram of flour, some yeast, 120 gram of molten butter, and to finish: 100 gram of chocolate who can be black or milk chocolate. For the glazing: you will need: 125 gram of soft butter and avoid melted one, then 3 cups of coffee or icing sugar, a little of vanilla,  and coloring agent who can be of plenty colors: blue, red, green, yellow, pink.

How to make the Cupcake Clearly?

Recipe

Recipe

First, preheat the oven has 180 degree. Then, beat eggs and sugar. After than: add the flour and the yeast.  After that, you have to melt the butter and the chocolate together and put all the ingredients together. Then you have to fill every individual mould in .To finish you just have to put every mould in the oven between 25 or 30 minutes. For the glazing: just beat the soft butter, the icing sugar, the vanilla extract and the coloring agent in a robot. After than put the glazing in the fridge waiting that the cakes are ready!  When the cakes are ready you can now put the decoration that you want in your Cupcakes. You can see after that some images of what kind of recipe you can make with a little of imagination.

Butterfly Cupcakes

Butterfly Cupcakes

Cupcakes Oreo

Cupcakes Oreo

So are you ready to make your own Cupcake now? You just have to show wwhat  are you really are by doing you own Cupcake for you, your friends, or your family!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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