Dessert crêpes with applesauce and dark chocolate ganache

crepes

Without garnish, crêpes are just thin pancakes. Dress them up and they become a gorgeous dessert.

I made crêpes early this morning intending to serve them for breakfast. I was going to brush the crêpes with applesauce, fill them with poached apple slices, sprinkle them with powdered sugar, and serve them. But the remaining block of dark chocolate on the kitchen island was calling out. It was like a magnet and I couldn’t keep my eyes off it. So, I gave in. And the crêpes, as garnished, were more dessert crêpes than breakfast crêpes. I still served them for breakfast though. Who said you can’t have dessert for breakfast anyway? »

Cornmeal waffles

cornmeal-waffles

My kids brought some of these cornmeal waffles to school and, as usual, classmates asked for a taste. Then, they complained that the waffles were bland. Not surprising, really, and quite a pity too that this generation defines waffles by Starbucks … »