6 Easy Brunch Recipes For Your Easter Celebration

1) Strawberry Creme Crepes (1 of 6)

strawberry creme crepes

1) Strawberry Creme Crepes (1 of 6)

 

 

We’ve compiled recipes that are great for any Easter gathering. These will all serve a large group of people for any celebratory Easter brunch. Hope you enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • Dash of salt

TOPPING:

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup H2O
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon strawberry extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon red food coloring
  • 4 cups sliced fresh strawberries

FILLING:

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Yields: 22 crepes.

Preparation

  1. In a large bowl, combine milk, eggs, butter, and extract.
  2. Then, in another bowl, combine the flour, sugar and salt; add to milk mixture and mix well.
  3. Once mixed well, cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  4. Heat a lightly greased 8-in. nonstick skillet over medium heat; pour 2 tablespoons batter into the center of skillet.
  5. Lift and tilt pan to coat skillet evenly.
  6. Cook until top appears dry; turn and cook 15-20 seconds longer.
  7. Remove to cool.
  8. Repeat with remaining batter, greasing skillet as needed.
  9. When cool, stack crepes with waxed paper or paper towels in between.
  10. In a small saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch; stir in water and fresh lemon juice until smooth.
  11. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened.
  12. Next, stir in extract and, if desired, food coloring. Cool, then add sliced strawberries.
  13. In a small bowl, beat the cream until stiff peaks form; set aside.
  14. In another large bowl, beat the cream cheese, confectioners’ sugar and vanilla until smooth; fold in whipped cream.
  15. Spoon 2 rounded tablespoons of filling down the center of each crepe; roll up.
  16. Top with strawberry topping.

 

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