Crepes Suzette was a dish was created out of a mistake made by a fourteen year-old assistant waiter Henri Carpentier in 1895 at the Maitre at Monte Carlo's Caf de Paris. He was making a dessert for the Prince of Wales, the future King Edward VII of England. Here, crepes are paired with a chocolate raspberry cream concoction that is truly delictible.
Blend all ingredients for crepes in a blender or food processor until smooth. Heat 6-inch non-stick skillet pan over med-high heat; coat with vegetable spray. Pour 2-3 tablespoons of batter in pan; swirling to form crepe. Cook 1 minute on each side or until golden. Repeat with remaining batter. Crepes may be stacked and freeze well. Makes 14 crepes.
Preparation of sauce: Gently melt chocolate over low heat; stirring at intervals. Set aside. Place cream in small saucepan; bring to boil. Add corn syrup, stirring until blended. Gradually add cream mixture to melted chocolate, stirring until smooth. Stir in liqueur and vanilla. Keep warm. Yield: 1 cup.
Preparation of raspberry cream: Whip the cream, raspberry liqueur and sugar to form soft peaks. Fold in 1/4 of raspberries.
To serve: spoon some chocolate sauce over center of each dessert plate. Spoon a generous 2 tablespoons raspberry cream down center of each crepe. Fold 2 sides over and place seam side down on chocolate sauce. Sprinkle with raspberries and garnish with mint. Serve immediately.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (276g)|
|Recipe Makes: 7|
|Calories from Fat: 226 (39%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 25.1g||34 %|
|Saturated Fat 11.8g||59 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 8g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 2.3g|
|Cholesterol 478.9mg||147 %|
|Sodium 197.1mg||7 %|
|Potassium 371.7mg||10 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 69.3g||20 %|
|Dietary Fiber 5.2g||21 %|
|Sugars, other 64.1g|
|Protein 18.5g||26 %|
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Calories per serving: 573
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