About National Bavarian Crepes Day
Bavarian crepes are a type of crepe filled with a sweet cream cheese mixture and topped with a fruit sauce or fruit compote. The crepes themselves are similar to traditional French crepes, made from a thin batter of flour, eggs, milk, and butter, but they are typically filled with a creamy mixture made from cream cheese, sugar, vanilla, and sometimes sour cream or whipped cream.
To make Bavarian crepes, the crepes are first cooked in a skillet or crepe pan until golden brown on both sides. They are then filled with the sweet cream cheese mixture, which is spread evenly over the surface of the crepe. The crepes are then rolled up, cut into portions, and topped with a fruit sauce or compote, such as strawberry or raspberry.
Bavarian crepes are a popular dessert dish and are often served at breakfast or brunch as well. They can be made ahead of time and reheated, or served at room temperature. The sweet and tangy flavors of the cream cheese and fruit pair well together, making for a delicious and satisfying dessert.
Bavarian Crepes Recipe
-1 cup all-purpose flour
-1/2 teaspoon salt
-1/4 teaspoon sugar
-8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
1. Preheat a crepe pan or nonstick skillet over medium heat and add the flour, salt, and sugar. Stir to combine.
2. Add the melted butter and mix until well combined. Allow the mixture to cool for a few minutes before using it to make your crepes.
3. Pour about 1/4 cup batter per crepe into the pan and cook until the edges are set and the center is cooked through (about 1 minute). Remove from the heat and serve hot.