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Easy Crepes With Orange Almond Topping Recipe

Photo source: Grandmother's Kitchen

Stuffed with creamy ricotta cheese.

Ingredients

Crepes:
4 eggs
1 cup flour
1 cup milk
1 tablespoon light brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon almond extract

Filling:
1 (16 ounce) containers ricotta cheese
3 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon orange zest

Sauce:
1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 tbsp cocoa powder
1 tbsp orange juice

1/2 cup toasted sliced natural almonds

Directions

To prepare Crepes:.

Together mix all crepe ingerdients until smooth.

Spray crepe pan or whatever pan you are using, with non-stick cooking spray; heat over medium heat until hot.

Add about 3 tablespoons batter to pan, tilting to make an even layer.

Cook on one side until crepe begins to brown, about 1 minute.

Place on a sheet of waxed paper, browned side up.

Repeat with remaining batter; layering the crepes with waxed paper.

To prepare filling:

In a blender container, place ricotta, 3 tablespoons sugar and orange peel; mix until well combined.

To prepare chocolate sauce:

In a saucepan combine the remaining 1/2 cup sugar and the cornstarch.

Stir in cocoa powder and orange juice

Over medium-high heat, bring to a boil, stirring constantly; cook and stir until thickened and clear, about 1 minute.

To assemble:

Place 2 rounded tablespoons of filling on each crepe.

Roll and place on a lightly greased baking sheet.

Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

At serving time: Preheat oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit.

Bake filled crepes until hot, about 15 minutes.

Top with chocolate sauce, sprinkle with toasted almonds.

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