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Cranberry Orange Mascarpone Crepes

These Cranberry Orange Mascarpone Crepes are delicious, completely homemade and super easy to make for breakfast or dessert during the holidays.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Breakfast, Breakfast / Brunch, Dessert, Desserts
Cuisine: French
Keyword: breakfast, brunch, cranberry, crepes, desserts, easy, easy recipes, filling, french, fruit, holidays, mascarpone, orange, simple
Servings: 16 crepes
Calories: 477kcal

Ingredients

For the crepes

  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsps sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 1/4 cups whole milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tbsps unsalted butter melted
  • 1 PAM Non-GMO Avocado Oil Cooking Spray
  • powdered sugar to sprinkle on top

Cranberry Orange Jam

  • 2 lbs fresh cranberries
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup sugar or low carb sweetener

For the Cranberry Orange Mascarpone Filling

  • 16 oz mascarpone cheese
  • 3 cups cranberry orange jam
  • 1/2 cup sugar or low carb sweetener

Instructions

Cranberry Orange Jam

  • Wash and sort cranberries, getting rid of soft ones.
  • Put the cranberries, sugar and orange juice in deep cooking pan and over medium heat, cook it until soft.
  • For a smooth jam, let it cool and process it in a blender. Refrigerate in an airtght container.

Cooking the Crepes

  • Whisk dry ingredients in a large bowl.
  • In a smaller bowl, whisk the eggs and half of the milk.
  • Add this mixture to the dry ingredients and whisk until smooth. Try to get rid of any lumps.
  • Add the melted butter and the rest of the milk and whisk until smooth. Set aside.
  • In a crepe pan or shallow frying pan or medium heat, spray some PAM Non-GMO Avocado Oil Cooking Spray. With a brush or paper towel, spread the oil on the pan.
  • Pour 1/4 cup of crepe mixture into the pan and quickly swirl the pan around to spread the batter into the pan forming a larger circle.
  • Turn the heat up to medium high and let it cook for a couple minutes until the top forms a film and the bottom is slightly golden brown.
  • Flip the crepe with a spatula and cook for a couple more minutes. Remove crepe and place it on a large plate.
  • Continue doing that until all crepes are cooked.

Making the Filling

  • Mix the sugar, the mascarpone cheese and the cranberry orange jam together in a bowl.

Assembling the crepes

  • Put one crepe into a flat surface. Place about 1-2 tablespoons of the cranberry orange mascarpone filling in the center and with the back of the spoon, spread it around until about 1/4 inch from the edges.
  • Fold the crepes in half to form a semicircle and then fold it in half again to form a triangle.
  • Sprinkle powdered sugar on top and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 477kcal | Carbohydrates: 79g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 114mg | Potassium: 171mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 60g | Vitamin A: 665IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 115mg | Iron: 1mg