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Chocolate Crepes with Orange-Lemon Curd

A simple and fast dinner of chocolate crepes with orange-lemon curd waiting for your mouth to explode with flavor.

Ingredients

Orange Lemon Curd

  • 1 orange
  • 2 lemons
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs

Chocolate Crepes

  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 TBS butter (melted)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 TBS sugar
  • 1 TBS unsweetened cocoa powder

Instructions

Orange Lemon Curd

  • Finely grate your rind of the lemons and orange
  • Squeeze juice from your lemons and orange to measure 1/2 cup of juice
  • Put into a 4 cup or larger microwavable bowl
  • Stir in rind, butter, and sugar
  • Microwave on high for 11/2 to 2 minutes until butter is melted and hot
  • Beat eggs in another bowl until fully combined
  • GRADUALLY add the hot mixture to the eggs, stirring constantly
  • Return the mixture to the microwavable bowl
  • Microwave on 50% for 30 seconds at a time until thickened, stirring in between each 30 seconds
  • (Do not let boil, the mixture will thicken even more as it cools)
  • Serve with crepes or cookies
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks or longer in the freezer

Chocolate Crepes

  • Add all the ingredients to a blender, cover.
  • Blend on low-speed until everything is mixed together well.
  • Place in fridge for at least an hour up to overnight.*
  • Heat medium-sized non stick frying pan on stove over medium heat.
  • Spray medium pan with non-stick oil
  • Pour 1/4 to 1/3 cup of batter in frying pan and swirl around to spread thin.
  • Cook for 1 minute, bubbles will form to show doneness.
  • Flip/turn over and cook for another 20 seconds.
  • Stack crepes and cover with a paper towel while you cook the remaining crepes. Reheat in the microwave for 15 seconds, if desired.
  • Serve with orange-lemon curd or favorite toppings

Notes

*optional - not required