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Chocolate Hazelnut Crepe Cake with Sugared Cranberries

Ingredients

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Crepe

  • 1 1/2 Cup Whole Milk
  • 3 Eggs
  • 2 TBSP Granulated Sugar
  • 1 1/2 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 6 Tbsp Butter, Melted

Chocolate Hazelnut Whipped Ganache

  • 2 Cups Heavy Cream
  • 2 Cups Semi Sweet Chocolate
  • 1/2 Cup Hazelnut Spread

Sugared Cranberries

  • 1 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 Cup water
  • 2 Cups Cranberries

Garnish (optional)

  • Sugared Cranberries
  • Shaved Chocolate
  • Toasted Hazelnuts

Instructions

Crepe

  1. In a blender combine flour, sugar, salt, milk, egg and melted butter
  2. Puree the mixture until smooth, approx. 30 seconds
  3. Pour batter into a medium bowl and let it sit for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Once the batter has rested, whisk it before using
  5. Heat 10” crepe pan or skillet and brush with butter just to coat the bottom
  6. Pour 1/3 cup of batter into the pan and swirl it around until the batter covers the bottom of the pan
  7. Cook the crepe until it has a very light golden underside
  8. Remove the pan from the heat and loosen the crepe edges using a spatula
  9. Layer each piece with parchment and set aside until ready to use.

Whipped Chocolate Hazelnut Ganache

  1. In a small bowl place the chocolate chips and hazelnut spread
  2. In a sauce pan warm heavy cream until starts to bubble around the edge. (do not bing it to a full boil)
  3. Pour the heavy cream over the chocolate chip and hazelnut spread and let the mixture sit for 2-3 minutes
  4. Whisk the chocolate mixture until smooth and shiny
  5. Allow the ganache to cool to room temperature
  6. Pour the ganache into the bowl of the mixer and whisk on medium speed until the ganache is light and fluffy (do not over mix)

Sugared Cranberries

  1. In a small saucepan, combine water and sugar and bring to a boil
  2. Once the sugar is dissolved shut the heat off and remove from the stove.
  3. Pour fresh cranberries into the simple syrup and gently stir.
  4. Allow the cranberries to sit in the simple syrup for 10 minutes
  5. Remove the cranberries from the simple syrup and lay them on parchment paper keeping them all separated.
  6. Once the cranberries have cooled off, dredge them in granulated sugar
  7. Serve immediately and Enjoy!

Assembly

  1. Very gently layer the crepe with the whipped ganache
  2. once all the crepe layers are completed, top the final crepe with whipped ganache and garnish with sugared cranberries, toasted hazelnuts and shaved chocolate!
  3. Enjoy

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