Monday, June 23, 2008

Oven Crespella with Nutella Sauce


I get many magazines. Too many actually, my son freaks whenever I bring home more. I also get some from the library. This recipe looked good so I made it last week for breakfast. The recipe came from Gourmet magazine April 2008. It was very easy to put together.


Oven crespella with Nutella Sauce

Ingredients:

3/4 cup flour
2 large eggs
1/4 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 tsp. salt
1 1/2 cups plus 3 tbsp. whole milk, I used 2%
2 tbsp. unsalted butter
1/2 cup chocolate hazelnut spread, Nutella
Garnish: icing sugar

Directions:

Put a 12" heavy skillet in middle of oven (cast iron skillet) in a preheated oven to 450F.
Whisk together flour, eggs, sugar, vanilla, salt and 1 1/2 cups milk in bowl.
When skillet is hot, add butter and heat in oven until golden for about 1 minutes.
Remove from oven and pour batter into skillet and bake until puffed, set, and golden, 20 to 25 minutes.
While pancake is baking, whisk together Nutella and remaining 3 tbsp. milk until smooth. If it is to thick for you add more milk.

Cool pancake in skillet on a rack for 5 minutes (it will shrink). Cut into slices and dust with icing sugar and drizzle with chocolate sauce.


13 comments:

VeggieGirl said...

Haha, I too have quite a lot of magazines :0)

WOW that crespella looks decadent and delicious - yum!!

Adam said...

I've never heard of a crespella, but I do appreciate a good pancake. This is a winner in my book.

And thanks for checking out my site. Yours is nice too.

Hendria said...

veggiegirl...thanks for stopping by.
addiction is a bad thing...:)

Adam...thanks for stopping by as well...I had not heard a pancake being called "crespella" until I saw it in the gourmet magazine.

Rosanne said...

All the recent recipes look really good, I'll be sure to try them!

Hendria said...

rosanne...thanks for the comment..let me know if you like if you do try any... :)

Clumbsy Cookie said...

Oh my oh my this has the magical word for me: nutella! It looks so good! And the coconut pie you have a few posts back is great as well!

Hendria said...

clumbsy cookie...we enjoyed the dish with nutella..I actually make this product..at Ferrero .... :)
Thanks for stopping by and commenting...

Emiline said...

Crespella looks good. It kind of looks like a Dutch baby. Have you had one of those?
And I love Nutella.

Hendria said...

emiline...I have not had a dutch boy....it is like the dutch apple pancake?
Thanks for stopping by.. :)

Rosemary said...

thanks for another recipe I will be trying soon

Hendria said...

rosemary...you are most welcome..hope you enjoy it. :)

Maggie said...

I have a terrible magazine habit as well. Nutella sounds like a great addition to a baked pancake.

www.dhaleb.com said...

Wow! I've never even heard of a crespella before! And I'm a food magazine addict too. I love flipping through them for the food porn. Lol!

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