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Maple Syrup Crepe Cake

Maple Syrup Crepe Cake

Maple Syrup Crepe Cake has the same classic flavour as a stack of pancakes. It’s the perfect brunch dessert to impress any guests.

Serves

10-12 slices

PREP TIME

1 hour

COOK TIME

1 hour

INGREDIENTS

What you need for the crȇpes

  • 2 cups (250 g) all purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp (25 g) Redpath® Granulated Sugar
  • ½ tsp (4 g) coarse salt
  • 3 cups (750 ml) whole milk
  • 8 large eggs
  • 6 tbsp (84 g) unsalted butter, melted

What you need for the maple frosting

  • 1 cup (230 g) butter, unsalted, room temperature
  • 2 cups (240 g) Redpath® Icing Sugar
  • ½ cup (125 ml) maple syrup
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp (2 g) kosher salt, fine
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) maple sugar, for topping

INSTRUCTIONS

How to prepare the crȇpes

1. Combine and sift all purpose flour, salt, and Redpath ® Granulated Sugar into a large bowl.

Maple Syrup Crȇpe Cake

2. In a separate bowl, combine and whisk whole milk, eggs, and unsalted butter. Add to dry mixture until just incorporated. Be careful not to overmix.

Maple Syrup Crȇpe Cake

Maple Syrup Crȇpe Cake

3. Prepare a tray lined with parchment paper.

4. Heat a 9 ” buttered frying pan or crȇpe pan to medium to high heat. Add ¼ cup of batter at a time swirl the pan to spread the batter to the edges of the pan.

Maple Syrup Crȇpe Cake

5. A crȇpe is done when the batter becomes matte and both sides are golden brown.

Maple Syrup Crȇpe Cake

6. Place finished crȇpe next to each other to cool on a parchment paper lined tray. Only stack 2-3 so they don’t stick to the paper or to each other.

Maple Syrup Crȇpe Cake

7. Prepare 20 - 24 crȇpe.

How to prepare the maple frosting

1. Beat butter for 3 to 5 minutes with an electric hand mixer, until light and fluffy.

Maple Syrup Crȇpe Cake

2. Add Redpath ® Icing Sugar a little at a time and beat on low speed. Turn to high speed once all icing sugar has been added and beat for 1 minute.

Maple Syrup Crȇpe Cake

3. Add remaining ingredients and beat on low speed until all combined.

Maple Syrup Crȇpe Cake

How to assemble

1. Place first crȇpe on plate or cake tray. Add a heaping tablespoon of maple frosting and use an offset spatula to even out the layer. Be sure to spread icing to the edges of the crȇpe, as they are thicker in the middle.

Maple Syrup Crȇpe Cake

2. Repeat until all crȇpe are stacked.

Maple Syrup Crȇpe Cake

3. Top with maple syrup and enjoy.

Maple Syrup Crȇpe Cake

CHEF'S TIPS

Crȇpe batter can be made a day in advance. The individual crȇpes can be made prior to assembly as well just be sure to keep them tightly wrapped.