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Strawberry Crepes with Berry Coulis and Chocolate Drizzle




strawberry Crepes with Berry Coulis and Chocolate Drizzle

(Demonstration 1 – Harbourfront Canada Day - 2011)

Makes 6 crepes

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1L strawberries
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 Tbsp Icing Sugar
  • ½ cup cooking chocolate
  • 2 Tbsp Vegetable Oil


  • Whisk flour and eggs. Slowly add milk and water, then salt and butter
  • Heat a non-stick fry pan on medium heat and ladle in mixture, swirling with the bottom of the ladle
  • Remove from pan and stack on plate, separating with parchment paper
  • Hull and slice strawberries, mix with sugar and simmer until strawberries have softened
  • Zest lemons and add to strawberry mixture
  • Melt chocolate, add oil, cool and pour into a squeeze bottle
  • Pour strawberry mixture into the centre of the crepes and fold into quarters
  • Drizzle with chocolate and top with icing sugar