These Crepes Filled with Creamy Avocado is an example of a recipe that came together because I love avocado and I love making desserts. I am not necessarily a person that eats a lot of desserts, but I do love making them.
There are so many things that I love about cooking and I wish I could spend more time in the kitchen, but at this moment that is not in the cards, so I am spending as much time as I can.
The creamy part of the dessert comes from the quark, the creme fraiche and the avocado. This fatty fruit (healthy fat that is) contributes a lot to the cream that fills the crepes, may be even more than the dairy parts.
It is not so very often that eating fat food is good for us. I should eat avocado more frequently and apply it in more recipes as it is a very versatile fruit.
I wanted to make something sweet with avocado and was thinking about a crepe cake, but just crepes was easier and faster. Making the avocado cream is easy; just mixing avocado, lemon juice, quark, creme fraiche, and sugar.
The crepes need a little more attention. They need to be thin, really thin. Make sure you have the right skillet, one that does not stick and you’ll be fine.
Crepes Filled with Creamy Avocado
- 2 avocados
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 8 ounces quark
- 3 tablespoons creme fraiche
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- powdered sugar
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 egg
- 3/4 cup milk
- Clean the avocados and cut the fruit in smaller pieces.
- Place avocado, lemon juice, quark, creme fraiche, and sugar in a blender and pulse until creamy.
- Make the crepes.
- Mix all ingredients to make the crepes batter.
- Heat butter in a skillet (9 inch) and pour 1/8 of the batter in the skillet.
- Allow the batter to spread over the bottom of the skillet.
- When top of crepe is dry, flip crepe and bake the other side another minute. Keep crepes warm.
- Fill each crepe with 1/8 of the avocado cream and fold twice or roll. Allow the filling to flow to the edges.
- Serve 2 crepes on a plate, decorate with strawberries and dust with powdered sugar.