Crepe Roses

Planted in a bed of chocolate mousse! 🌹

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Total time: 120 minutes

Ingredients for 8 people

2 cups dark chocolate, melted

10 eggs, separated

2 cups flour

4 eggs

2 1/3 tablespoons sugar

1 1/4 cups milk

1 cup raspberry coulis

3 1/2 tablespoons butter

1 cup raspberry jam

Mint leaves, for garnish


Tools

Plastic wrap

Ladle

Crepe pan

Hand mixer

Whisk


Step 1/4

Cover the inside or a large mixing bowl with plastic wrap. Set aside. In another bowl, melt 2 cups of chocolate and add egg yolks. Mix well and set aside. Whip egg whites until stiff and slowly incorporate the egg whites into the chocolate mixture with a whisk. Pour the chocolate mousse into the plastic wrap lined bowl and freeze for 2 hours.

Step 2/4

In a bowl, combine flour, eggs and sugar. Add milk and whisk to make a smooth batter. Add raspberry coulis and butter. Pour 1 ladle full of batter into the crepe pan and cook until done. Make 10 crepes.

Step 3/4

Cut each crepe into 4 strips and drizzle a line of raspberry jam in the center of each strip. Roll 1 strip and continue adding the additional 3 strips to the first roll to form roses. Repeat these steps for all 10 crepes.

Step 4/4

Unmold the chocolate mousse by placing a plate on top of the bowl and turning it upside down. Remove the plastic wrap. Place the crepe roses on the mousse and garnish each rose with mint leaves. Enjoy!