Rainbow crepes

Rainbow crepes

A rainbow crepes on a plate looks impressive and original. If there are children in the family, they will be especially delighted with such unusual pancakes. And to prepare a multicolored dessert, you do not need harmful dyes. All coloring ingredients are not only absolutely natural but also very healthy.
5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Course Bakery
Cuisine French, Russian
Servings 14 people
Calories 14 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 pan
  • 1 sieve
  • 1 cheesecloth
  • 1 blender
  • 1 knife
  • 1 chopping board

Ingredients
  

  • 150 g beetroot
  • 150 g carrot
  • 100 g sea buckthorn
  • 100 g blueberry
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 100 g spinach

Instructions
 

  • For this recipe, any proven pancake batter will do. It can be either yeast-based or yeast-free. It is convenient to immediately divide the mass into equal parts – according to the number of colors you plan to get.
    Crepes dough
  • Let’s prepare the ingredients for the dyes.
    Ingredients for coloring rainbow crepes
  • To make red crepes, grate the beetroot on the finest, dangerous side of the grater. Squeeze the juice out of the resulting mass using a sieve or cheesecloth. Alternatively, you can use a juicer. Pour 1/6 of the batter into a separate container and color it to the desired shade.
    150 g beetroot
    Beetroot
  • Prepare orange crepes. Choose the brightest carrot and grate it on the same dangerous side of the grater as the beetroot. Squeeze the juice from the resulting carrot mass. An alternative and less labor-intensive option is to use a juicer. Color the next 1/6 part of the batter orange with the juice.
    150 g carrot
    Carrot
  • Give the next portion of the batter a yellow hue using sea buckthorn berries processed in a blender. The berry mass should be strained through a sieve to remove the seeds. Add turmeric to the batter to enhance the yellow color.
    100 g sea buckthorn, 1 tsp turmeric
    Turmeric, sea-buckthorn
  • To color the next part of the batter green, use fresh spinach. It should be finely chopped, then processed in a blender with a little water. You can add the entire mass or just the squeezed juice to the batter.
    100 g spinach
    Spinach
  • To get blue and purple crepes, use blueberries. Crush them with a blender, dilute slightly with water, and add to the batter. Introducing a small amount of berry dye gives a light blue shade. A more intense blue or purple color is achieved with a larger amount of puree.
    100 g blueberry
    Blueberries
  • Bake the multicolored crepes in the usual way on a well-heated pan. Serve the rainbow crepes with your favorite toppings, sweet or savory fillings. Bon appétit!
    Rainbow crepes

Nutrition

Calories: 14kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 1gFat: 0.1gSaturated Fat: 0.01gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.01gSodium: 21mgPotassium: 122mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 2479IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 15mgIron: 0.4mg

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