The classic French dessert is absurdly simple; soak crepes in buttery, boozy, orange-flavor syrup, then serve with whipped cream. Although unflavored Sweet Crepes are traditional in this dish, you could make a delicious orange-chocolate variation by substituting Cocoa Crepes.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

hands-on:
25 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
12 crepes
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add zest, orange juice and sugar. Cook and stir until sugar is dissolved. Bring to boiling. Reduce heat and boil gently about 3 minutes or until reduced and slightly thickened. Remove from heat and stir in liqueur.

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  • Return the skillet to low heat. Add a crepe to the skillet. Using tongs, fold the crepe into quarters. Transfer to dessert plates or a serving platter, allowing excess syrup to run off back into the skillet. Repeat with remaining crepes. Spoon any remaining syrup over crepes. Serve immediately with whipped cream.

Nutrition Facts

381 calories; fat 23g; cholesterol 121mg; saturated fat 14g; carbohydrates 38g; mono fat 6g; poly fat 1g; trans fatty acid 1g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 20g; protein 6g; vitamin a 855.3IU; vitamin c 16.5mg; thiamin 0.2mg; riboflavin 0.3mg; niacin equivalents 1.4mg; vitamin b6 0.1mg; folate 57.9mcg; vitamin b12 0.4mcg; sodium 291mg; potassium 163mg; calcium 64mg; iron 1.3mg.
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