Delightful Sweet Orange Crêpes Provençal
A sweet recipe by Girl Gone Gallic:
Looking for a fresh new dessert idea for a dinner party? Then try these delightful Orange Crepes Provencal, subtly flavored with Saffron – a delicious departure from regular crêpes. Why the Saffron? Although unknown to many, Saffron was first brought to France by the Romans and is still being produced in Provence.
These orange and flavored crêpes, a delicious departure from regular crêpes. Don’t get these confused with Crêpes Suzettes (made famous by Julia Child) – those finicky flambe crêpes – these are much easier to make. The recipe is follows.
Sweet Orange Crêpes Provençal
Do not let the intimidation of cooking crêpes deter you from this trying the very simple recipe. Light and airy yet packed full of zesty orange flavour, it's a recipe to be proud of conquering!
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A pinch of saffron adds an unexpected interesting flavor and deepens color – I highly recommend you try it but it is optional if you do not have it on hand.
For some reason, cooks across the globe quake in their boots at the idea of frying even just basic crêpes. Why all the fear surrounding such a humble assembly of flour, milk, and egg? I even searched the internet for a good video, but found what was available either overly complicated or not quite up to standards. The process is the same for any crêpe recipe, so…for you my faithful GGG followers here’s my quick “how to make crepes” video to ease your mind on the process.