For details on cooking the actual crepes see my previous post about the chocolate hazelnut crepe cake shown above. Hi. String the baker’s twine through the holes to create a banner of triangles, then tie the two ends to two bamboo skewers. Enjoy! Signup to join my FREE newsletter for recipes, tips and more. Whip mixture to stiff peaks. Transfer back to the bowl and chill in the freezer and then refrigerator for a couple of hours. We don't send you spam. When the cake is ready to serve, sprinkle some powdered sugar on top (or sprinkle with granulated sugar and brulee with a kitchen torch, if you have one). Your email address will not be published. What I loved immediately was the delicate texture of the crepe cake. Crepe batter can be made in a blender, making it really fast to prepare. I had no idea what I was missing. Just like a cake, you can make the layers well in advance. Make this simple, delicious and easy-to-assemble crème brulee-flavored crepe cake for your next celebration! What other questions did you have? Cut the cardstock into triangles, then poke two holes near the top so you can string baker’s twine through them. For the chocolate ganache. Heat a lightly oiled skillet over medium heat, then ladle 1/4 cup of crepe batter at a time into the skillet; swirl to coat. Wrap the cake and let it chill before you decorate the top. A yummy, totally celebration-worthy crepe cake. Each bite, unlike a bite of regular cake, was so very light and airy. Crepes can be stored and frozen for at least a month. And it doesn’t take much effort to put together, just a little time, patience and a reason to make a cake (which shouldn’t be too hard to come up with). Voila! Leave me a comment below and let me know! No crazy piping decorations, tiers or sculptures on top of cakes. Cover well and refrigerate overnight. If you have not had one before, trying it is a must! There are no social login steps defined in Sitecore for this flow! Further above are photos of my Meyer lemon crepe cake. It’s made with sweet crepes and a lemon flavored pastry cream lightened with whipped cream. No crazy piping decorations, tiers or sculptures on top of cakes. Your email address will not be published. Seriously, don’t let the words “crepe cake” intimidate you. Subscribe to the FREE newsletter to receive helpful advice and new recipes delivered straight to your inbox. I don’t like my cakes too sweet so I appreciated the fact that there was no buttercream covering the cake. Have you ever had or tried making a crepe cake? Here you will find recipes, tutorials, and more about the art of dessert. Chill the cake in the fridge for a couple hours until ready to serve. Be sure to leave us a review or comment below. In the mean time, there are a ton of YouTube videos out there. I grew up on crepes. Everything was white- the counter, floor, tables and it really made the cakes on display stand out. I have a feeling this will be my new go-to cake for celebrations and parties. Once cool assemble the cake adding frosting between each crepe layer. Keep the filling layer thin, about 3-4 tablespoons between layers. Their signature cake was a plain crepe cake with a caramelized top. Don’t spread too close to the edges. Meanwhile, make the crepes: In a large bowl, whisk together beaten eggs, milk, sugar and flour. Watch Queue Queue. This will let everything firm up to cut a neat slice. Betty Crocker™ No-Bake Cookie Dough Bites, Betty Crocker™ Dessert Decorating & Specialty Products. My dad, the resident crepe-maker in our household, would make them at least once a month for breakfast, and sometimes even for brinner (that’s breakfast for dinner). Simply stack them between layers of wax or parchment paper and wrap them tightly with plastics. While it seems like it may be a lot of work to make a crepe cake, it’s actually not so bad. You just made a cake banner. The minimalism of the cake shop was gorgeous. You can do it! The cakes were simple too. Use a very sharp knife to cut the cake into slices. Mix once more with an electric mixer until the … When you are ready to assemble, just thaw the crepes. Pour the cooled butter and milk into the ingredients. And yet, having eaten so many crepes in my life, I’d never tried my hand at a crepe cake. Layers of creamy, custard-like filling between paper-thin pancakes make for one seriously delicious and visually stunning cake. Repeat until you’ve used all but one crepe, then top the cake with the final, clean crepe. Required fields are marked *, Notify me of follow-up comments via e-mail. Top with a thin layer of the filling, then top with another crepe. The cakes were simple too. Cakes, How To... cake, crepes, Meyer lemon. Repeat until all the batter is used up. sprinkle some powdered sugar on top (or sprinkle with granulated sugar and brulee with a kitchen torch I happen to snap one quick shot before taking it to a dinner party. It’s a cake that’s made of layers of crepes between thin layers of delicious filling. At some point, I hope to post a full tutorial on making crepes and give you some more tips. For the filling. Return the mixture to the saucepan and heat, whisking constantly, until thickened. To assemble the cake, place one crepe in the center of a cake plate. So, give it a shot and let me know how it goes! Stick the cake banner skewers into the top of the cake, leaving a little slack in the banner so it hangs nicely. I just can’t enough of them. Their signature cake was a plain crepe cake with a caramelized top. Leave me a comment or post your crepe cake to Instagram and add the hashtag #myDessArt. Watch Queue Queue Cook on each side about one to two minutes, then transfer to a plate to cool. I'm Urvashee, the baker, photographer, and writer behind DessArts. To make a cake banner, you’ll need some cardstock, scissors, a pushpin or something sharp to punch a hole in the cardstock, some baker’s twine and bamboo skewers. Just before serving, pour ganache over the chilled cake. Since the batter needs to rest anyway, you can blend it the night before and store it in the refrigerator. Oh, and since we’re making this for a celebration, a cake banner is definitely in order. I’d love to see it. There you have it! Heat milk just to boiling in a saucepan, then whisk slowly into the bowl. When the filling is set and fully chilled, whip up some heavy cream and fold it into the filling along with a bit of sugar. What I loved immediately was the delicate texture of the crepe cake. This post may contain affiliate links, to find out more information, please read my disclaimer. Each bite, unlike a bite of regular cake, was so very light and airy. Was this post helpful? We’re going to make a lot of crepes with this recipe so the end result is a very tall cake, but if you want to save yourself some time and ingredients you can halve the crepe recipe. Crepes were one of the first recipes I learned to make and to this day I enjoy them often for breakfast or brinner, filled with sweet preserves, sour cream or savory ingredients, like ham and cheddar. In a bowl combine cream cheese, vanilla, sugar and heavy cream. Our assignment, if I remember correctly, was to visit a shop and describe what we see and like about it. This video is unavailable. Did you make one of our recipes?