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Detail of Caramel Apple-Almond Crepes

Caramel Apple-Almond Crepes

A great dish for dessert or breakfast, these filled crepes are quick and easy to make, full of wonderful flavor, and make any occasion special.


Plain white flour is a staple in most villages. Fresh milk is usually used but the soy milk works just as well. Raisins are often added to this treat. These golden goodies can be eaten plain with soup or any meal. The fried oval-shaped dessert or breadstuff is a fast alternative to bread.

2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup soy milk
1/3 cup olive or Canola oil

1. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. Make a well in the center and add the soy milk and oil.
2. Whisk until smooth. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap. Let rest for 15-20 minutes.
3. Heat 1/3 cup canola oil in a pot. Drop batter by spoonfuls in the hot oil. Cook until golden brown on both sides.
4. Drain on paper towels.

Makes 20-30 Ustipke.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Cooling time: 2 minutes
Total time: 32 minutes

About the Author

Lily Elric was brought up in Canada by Croatian parents, and has lived in Victoria, BC Canada for all of her life. She has visited Croatia, and has learned about Croatian cuisine through her parents and her Croatian husband.

She is the author of two cookbooks, Very Vegetarian-Thrifty Appetizers, Main Meals and Desserts in Minutes! and Stir Crazy-20 Stirring Recipes for Kids!.

You can reach Lily via e-mail at

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