Tuesday, February 3, 2009

J'Adore Crepes

I adore crepes. I love crepes. I wish I could click my heels or wiggle my nose and magically appear in Paris. I found this recipe in my latest issue of Martha Stewat living, and thought...ohhh, that sounds AMAZING!

Bananas Foster Crepes
Ingredients

Serves 4
  • 1 1/2 ounces (3 tablespoons) unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup dark-brown sugar
  • 2 ripe bananas, cut into 1/4-inch rounds
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of coarse salt
  • Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup dark rum
  • 4 small basic crepes
  • 1/2 cup creme fraiche or vanilla ice cream

Directions

  1. Warm butter and sugar in a saute pan over medium heat until butter melts, 1 to 2 minutes. Add bananas, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg, and vanilla, and cook, stirring, for 1 to 2 minutes. Remove pan from heat. Add rum. Return to heat. If using a gas stove, tip pan away from you carefully until the vapors from the rum ignite. (Or light with a long match.) Cook until flames stop, about 1 minute. Divide bananas among crepes; reserve sauce in pan.
  2. Fold each crepe in half, then fold in half again. Drizzle crepes with reserved sauce, and top with creme fraiche or ice cream. Serve immediately.
image+recipe/marthastewart

6 comments:

thevoyageofv said...

I spent a summer in northern France several years ago, where they are especially known for their crepes. Guess if I gained weight? Like, a lot... But nothing has ever been more worth it.

ThePeachTree said...

Oh Oui, J'taime :)

Sarah Reilly said...

crepes are tres bien! i want to try this recipe.

Ms Unreliable said...

I lurve crepes, this recipe looks delish!

Callie Grayson said...

I so love crepes. I remember when I was about 10 years old, I was at my friend Kelly's on a sleep over, her mother made crepes (with peaches) for breakfast!! I was gushing over them and she told me they were from France and at that moment I knew I would have to go there someday!!!

I did, I studied art history in Paris! and i ate lots if crepes!!

Courtney said...

OH! I love crepes. Thanks for this receipe. I'll have to try them this weekend!

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