Crepes Suzette with Oranges


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Crepes Suzette with Oranges
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Crepes suzette with orange are one of those classic French desserts that every home cook should know. Check out the recipe below!

For the pancakes
For the oranges
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  • Recipe category Dessert
  • Recipe yield 4

For the crepes suzette

  • Whisk together the eggs, milk, flour, salt, and sugar in a large mixing bowl.
  • Add the water, oil, and melted butter, and continue to whisk until smooth.
  • Melt a small knob of butter in a non-stick frying or crepe pan set over a medium heat until hot.
  • Add a small ladle of the batter, tilting the pan to coat the surface evenly.
  • Cook for about 45-60 seconds until set and golden-brown spots form underneath the crepe.
  • Flip and cook for a further 15-20 seconds before sliding out of the pan onto a plate.
  • Cover loosely with aluminium foil to keep warm.
  • Cook the remaining crepes.

For the oranges

  • Pare the zest from one orange and cut it into thin strips.
  • Remove any skin and pith from the oranges with a sharp knife.
  • Cut either side of the membranes to release the segments into a bowl.
  • Melt the butter in a large frying or sauté pan set over a medium heat until hot.
  • Add the sugar and cook until golden in appearance.
  • Stir in the orange juice, Grand Marnier, and Cointreau, and bring to a simmer.
  • Ignite with a safety match and flambé until the flames subside.
  • Add the orange segments and zest, swirling to coat.
  • Fold the crepes and arrange on plates.
  • Spoon over the orange sauce and serve immediately.
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