Brandied Custard Crepe Filling
1/2 cgranulated sugar
2 largeeggs, beaten
1/4 cbrandy, room temperature (optional)
1 tspvanilla extract
3-4 csliced strawberries (optional)
How to Make Brandied Custard Crepe Filling
- In a 2-quarter saucepan, combine the milk, sugar, and cornstarch and cook until thickened (or microwave for 5 to 7 minutes).
- Add 1/4 of the hot milk mixture to the beaten eggs, and blend well.
- Add the egg mixture to the remaining hot milk mixture in the saucepan and stir over medium heat (or microwave for 2 minutes or until thick). Remove pan from heat; stir in the brandy (if using) and vanilla. Chill completely.
- For use as a crepe filling - Recipe makes enough filling for 10 crepes. Place 3 tablespoons of custard in the center of each crepe. Add about 1/3 cup of sliced strawberries, if you wish. Then gently roll each crepe and place on a plate. Top each crepe with whipping cream and fresh strawberries.