Creamy Strawberry Crepes

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Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 7 Servings

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Ingredients

•4 eggs
•1 cup milk
•1 cup cold water
•2 tablespoons butter, melted
•1/4 teaspoon salt
•2 cups all-purpose flour
•Additional butter

FILLING:

•1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
•1-1/4 cups confectioners' sugar
•1 tablespoon lemon juice
•1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
•1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
•4 cups fresh strawberries, sliced, divided
•1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped

Method

•In a large bowl, beat the eggs, milk, water, butter and salt. Add flour; beat until smooth. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
• In an 8-in. nonstick skillet, melt 1 teaspoon butter; pour 2 tablespoons of batter into the center of skillet. Lift and tilt pan to evenly coat bottom.
• Cook until top appears dry; turn and cook 15-20 seconds longer. Remove to a wire rack. Repeat with remaining batter, adding butter to skillet as needed. When cool, stack crepes with waxed paper or paper towels in between.
• For filling, in a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, confectioners' sugar, lemon juice, peel and vanilla until smooth. Fold in 2 cups of berries and whipped cream. Spoon about 1/3 cup filling down the center of 15 crepes; roll up. Garnish with remaining berries. freeze remaining crepes for another use. Yield: 15 crepes.

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