Crepes require fewer ingredients than homemade pancakes and are just as delicious without the sleep-inducing heft.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Total time: 40 minutes
Yield:Makes about 12 crepes
Crepes with Spiced Apples
2 ouncesGreek yogurt
2apples, Gala or Fuji, peeled, cored and sliced
8 ounceswater, divided
1 tablespoonground cinnamon
1 tablespoonbrown sugar
1 teaspoonground ginger
10 ouncesall-purpose flour
2 tablespoonsbutter, melted
1 teaspoonvegetable oil, divided
1 ouncemaple syrup (optional)
In mixing bowl combine mascarpone and yogurt. Stir until blended, about 1 minute. Set aside.
In medium-sized saucepan combine apples, water, cinnamon, brown sugar, ginger and nutmeg.
Bring to low boil over medium heat, about 6 minutes. Cook until tender. Remove from heat and cover. To thicken, add 1 ounce maple syrup and simmer.
To make crepes, combine flour and eggs in large mixing bowl. Slowly add milk and water and stir until smooth batter forms, about 2 minutes. Add salt and butter; beat until smooth.
Add dab of oil to skillet over medium-high heat, about 2 minutes. When hot, pour batter onto skillet, using approximately 4 tablespoons at a time for each crepe. Tilt skillet in a circular motion, so batter is distributed evenly. Cook crepe about 1 minute, until bottom is light brown. Loosen with spatula, flip and cook other side, about 1 minute. Continue until batter is done.
To plate, fold crepes into tri-corners add creme. Top with cooked apples.