Nana V.: "I love crepes but making a cake out of them just…" Read More
10Ingredients
760Calories
70Minutes

You may have trouble deciding if this is a cake or a pastry. That’s because it’s made with 9 eggs and 6 more egg yolks and a lot of butter. You’ll appreciate the lemon flavor. Loaded with calories, this dessert should be reserved for very special occasions.

Ingredients

  • 840 milliliters milk
  • 5 eggs
  • 300 grams flour
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • salt
  • 4 lemons juice (organic, and zest)
  • 4 whole eggs
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 160 grams sugar
  • 140 grams butter (diced)

Directions

  1. Mix milk, eggs, add the flour.
  2. Add the oil and a pinch of salt.
  3. Let the dough rest for 1 hour.
  4. Cook 12 crepes in a lightly greased pan. Set aside
  5. Pour the sugar, whole eggs, egg yolks, juice, and zest in a saucepan.
  6. Mix and bring to a boil over low heat, stirring constantly until thickened. Upon first boil, add the butter all at once, and mix quickly.
  7. If there are pieces of cooked egg whites in the mixture, sieve curd to obtain a smooth result. Allow the curd to cool.
  8. Add 4 tablespoons of mascarpone, and mix to obtain a smooth cream.
  9. Line a loaf pan with plastic wrap.
  10. Cut 1 crepe to the size of the pan, and place in pan.
  11. Cover with a thin layer of lemon cream.
  12. Repeat until pan is full, finishing with a crepe. (Set aside 1 tablespoon of lemon cream).
  13. Cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for at least 3 hours.
  14. Sprinkle with sugar, spread on remaining with lemon cream. Use blow torch to lightly brown.
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NutritionView more

760Calories
Sodium20%DV480mg
Fat62%DV40g
Protein49%DV25g
Carbs26%DV78g
Fiber8%DV2g

PER SERVING *

Calories760Calories from Fat360
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat40g62%
Saturated Fat18g90%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol590mg197%
Sodium480mg20%
Potassium540mg15%
Protein25g49%
Calories from Fat360
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate78g26%
Dietary Fiber2g8%
Sugars37g74%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Nana V. 6 Jul 2015
I love crepes but making a cake out of them just takes it to the next level. The tartness of the lemon seems to balance out the sweetness of the crepes. It’s a match made in heaven.