Crepe cake – A yummilicious 16 layered cake

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Being a great fan of chocolate and orange combo, this crepe turned out nothing less than heavenly taste for me. The silky and soft melt-in-mouth crepes layered with rich orange curd and topped with chocolate ganache…..Doesn’t sounds awesome???Do try it at home…

Recipe for Crepe cake(16-layered crepe cake)

Ingredients required

For the crepes

All-purpose flour/ Maida – 3/4 cup

Eggs -3 eggs

Vanilla essence- 1/2 tsp

Milk- 1 cup

Butter- 50 g

Granulated sugar- 3 tbsp

A pinch of salt.

For the orange curd(Slight changes from Lemon curd recipe of Cutchi Kitchen)

Juice and zest of 2 large oranges

Unsalted Butter-110 g

Powdered sugar- 175 g

Eggs – 2

Corn flour/Corn starch – 1/2 -1 tsp

For Milk Chocolate ganache

Grated milk chocolate – 1 cup

Fresh cream/Heavy cream- 1/2 cup

1/2 tbsp unsalted butter(Optional)

Method of Preparation

To prepare orange curd.

Add powdered sugar,orange zest and butter to orange juice. Double boil this mixture.

To the boiling mixture , add lightly beated eggs. Now transfer this to direct heat(in simmer) and add 1/2 tsp cornstarch.

Keep stirring and it will thicken. If it is still watery, add 1/2 tsp cornflour and stir. Let this cool down.

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To prepare crepes

Boil milk and butter together till it forms a uniform mix. Remove from heat.

When it is slightly warm, add lightly beated eggs,sugar, salt, vanilla essence and stir well.

Now add flour and thoroughly stir so that no lumps is found.

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Heat a non-stick pan and prepare crepes by pouring batter over hot pan and spreading evenly.

Try to keep all the crepes to uniform radius.With this quantity of batter, I was able to prepare 16 crepes.

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Let all the crepes and orange curd cool completely.(Don’t ignore this step)

Then place a crepe over the cake stand or plate and spread a spoonful(1 tbsp) of orange curd.

Place another crepe over it, again spread orange curd. Continue till the last crepe is placed.No need to spread orange curd over the last crepe.

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Now prepare milk chocolate ganache.

Double boil fresh cream,butter and grated milk chocolate together.Keep stirring till a uniform mixture is formed.

While it is still hot pour ganache over the assembled crepe-orange curd cake. Wait till it sets.

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Get ready for the gourmet treat.

Happy Cooking!!!!

 

 

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Hi, I am Sherien Mohamed Ramzan,the owner of this blog. Cooking has always been a passion for me and this blog travels through my collection of delectable recipes. This blog is my humble attempt to share the recipes that I have tried successfully in my kitchen.I have a full-time job as Assistant Engineer in Harbour Engineering Department. I am married to Abu Syed and a busy mom of 1 year old baby.

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