Grandmom Elaine's Manicotti
Before she passed away, she gave my daughter her "right of passage" so to speak and taught her to make Manicotti. A very special memory.
These absolutely melt in your mouth! My father-in-law refers to the store bought kind as sliced up rubber hoses. Haha!
How to Make Grandmom Elaine's Manicotti
- 1Beat eggs with egg beater. Add water gradually and keep beating.
- 2Sift flour and add gradually to egg & water. (Beat until thin & bubbly)
- 3Heat grill (griddle or pan), then pour in pancake size; wait 1 or 2 mins. Place on white cloth.
- 4Line up & fill. Roll over - add gravy (sauce). Bake about 15 to 20 mins.
- 5NOTE: My mother-in-law Elaine used a particular cast iron pan that was the perfect size for each one. She would pour a puddle of batter and then tilt the pan to spread it the rest of the way. You will see the batter look like it's 'drying'. Once all the wetness is gone, it is done. Use a small spatula or fork to loosen the edge, then just flip them out. She said these can be frozen, and then thawed & filled later.