Salted caramel apple crêpes by Manon Lagrève

The Great British Bake Off star Manon Lagrève has shared her recipe for salted caramel apple crêpes. No one does crêpes like the French and Manon...

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Salted caramel apple crêpes: A "real" Crêpe Bretonne recipe by Manon Lagrève

The Great British Bake Off star Manon Lagrève has shared her recipe for salted caramel apple crêpes. No one does crêpes like the French and Manon has created the perfect recipe with an added special ingredient, pure Canadian maple syrup!

Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs
  • 100 g caster sugar
  • 20 g golden maple syrup
  • 8 g table salt
  • 500 g wholemeal or buckwheat flour
  • 175 g salted butter, melted
  • 1 litre whole milk
  • dash of Calvados or brandy ((optional))
  • extra butter for cooking

For the salted maple syrup caramel

  • 4 apples, peeled, cored and sliced
  • 100 ml amber maple syrup
  • 100 g salted butter
  • 200 ml double crème
  • 2 tsp sea salt

Instructions

To cook the crêpe

1
In a large bowl, mix together the eggs, sugar and maple syrup then add half the milk and whisk.
2
Add flour, salt and melted butter and stir until smooth. Add the remaining milk and Calvados.
3
Heat a frying pan on medium and melt a knob of butter until it bubbles. Using a ladle, pour batter into the centre of the pan and swirl to evenly coat the base.
4
Cook for about 2 minutes on each side until lightly browned.
5
To serve, place crepe onto a warmed plate and fold in half, then half again.

To make the caramelised apples

1
In a small pan, gently heat the maple syrup and butter. Add in prepared apples and cook for about 5 minutes.
2
Remove pan from the heat, add double cream and sea salt and stir together to fully coat the apples in sauce.
3
Spoon caramelised apples and sauce over crepes and enjoy!

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