Another Crepe Cone

Are crêpes better when they’re turned into cones? (c) I remember Tokyo pastry houses and bakeries surprised me. It seemed like Japanese pastry chefs took the best from European traditions and creations and perfected them even more. It was true for inexpensive street food and for desserts at luxurious, exclusive places. So, don’t be surprised to see many videos and blog stories full of excitement about Japanese crepe cones, which became a common street food in Japan. Crème Brûlée crepe cone is also a Japanese idea. I saw the pictures and I wanted it! Is it possible to make it at home without special equipment (large diameter crepe makers, spreaders, etc.)?

Let’s Cook Together! Day 6

With crepes and custard ready, it takes a minute to make one crepe cone. Make it and eat it with a cup of black coffee for breakfast!

Crème Brûlée Crepe Cone

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time12 hrs 20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Dessert
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: creme brûlée, custard, dessert
Servings: 4 cones

Ingredients

  • 4-6 each crepes small
  • 2 cups half-and-half or heavy whipping cream
  • 1 each vanilla bean scraped seeds
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 5 each egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp corn starch increase the amount for thicker custard
  • 4 tbsp turbinado sugar for Brûlée
  • 1/2 pint rasberries

Instructions

  • In a saucepan, whisk yolks, starch, and sugar together. Stir about a quarter of the half-and-half or cream into this mixture, stir, then add the rest and stir.
  • Cook the custard over low heat until thick, constantly whisking. Cool completely. Refrigerate for several hours and up to a couple of days.
    Crème Brûlée custard
  • When ready to make cones, fill a pastry bag with custard. Squeeze a portion of custard on the crepe, sprinkle with sugar, melt it with a torch, roll a cone, sprinkle the visible top of the custard with more sugar and melt it with the torch. Enjoy!
    Crème Brûlée Crepe Cone
  • Crème Brûlée Crepe Cone
  • Crème Brûlée Crepe Cone

Notes

My favorite crepes recipe CRÊPES, CRESPELLE, BLINY, MLYNTSI, ETC.
Sources for Creme Brulee Crepe Cone:
https://www.facebook.com/buzzfeedbringme/videos/1826875884013898/
https://www.horecatrends.com/en/creme-brulee-a-crepe-cone-as-christmas-dessert/
https://zodab.com/food/a-crepe-with-custard-cream-strawberries-and-topped-with-a-creme-brulee/
Crème Brûlée Crepe Cone
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