Crepes with Spicy Plum Filling

Crepes with Spicy Plum Filling

Crepes with Spicy Plum Filling

These thin delicate pancakes with a spiced sweet filling make an unusual, delicious pudding or dessert. Our simple recipe for crepes with spicy plum filling will delight the whole family – they’re sweet but sophisticated, pleasing kids and adults alike. And you’ll be pleased that they’re so quick and easy. Just soften the plums with mixed spice and aniseedy star anise, then whip up the pancakes, fill, and glaze with sugar.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Cook Time 20 min

Ingredients

  • 165 g plain flour
  • 70 g soft brown sugar
  • 2 Medium eggs
  • 350 ml semi-skimmed milk
  • 1 dstspn Flora Cuisine or 10 g Flora Buttery Filling
  • 350 g plums, halved and stoned
  • pinch mixed spice
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 tbsp Flora Cuisine or 15g Flora Buttery
  • Sprinkle of caster sugar

Directions

  1. Sieve the flour into a mixing bowl, add the brown sugar and mix in the eggs. Gradually add the milk, mixing thoroughly. Stir in Flora and mix well.
  2. Leave to one side while you make the filling. Heat the Flora in a saucepan and add all the ingredients. Cook for about 4–5 minutes until the fruit has softened.
  3. Heat a heavy based non-stick pan and add a small ladle of batter. Cook until golden on each side.
  4. Divide the fruit filling between the crepes, fold in half and sprinkle with caster sugar. Glaze under a hot grill.
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