The Chew: Crepe With Plums & Cream Cheese Filling Recipe

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The Chew: Crepe With Plums & Cream Cheese Filling

Because it’s been dare week on The Chew, each of the co-hosts have been challenged to take on a dare created by a viewer. When it came time for Mario Batali to complete a dare, he was challenged to complete a gourmet breakfast for a total of just $1! Additionally, Mario had to face several challenges while cooking, making things even more difficult. Miraculously, he came up with a recipe for a Crepe with Plums and Cream Cheese Filling. Despite being bound by handcuffs, Mario managed to turn this challenge into a recipe so good, it’s as if he planned it the whole time!

To get his tasty brunch recipe, click next page.

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The Chew: Crepe With Plums & Cream Cheese Filling Recipe Ingredients

The Chew: Crepe With Plums & Cream Cheese Filling Recipe

Mario Batali took on a dare to prepare a breakfast for just one dollar, while also facing various other challenges in the kitchen. (shadow11 / Flickr)

  • 3/4 C water
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 1/2 C cornmeal baking mix
  • 1 large egg

For the Cream Cheese Filling:

  • 1/4 C store-bough lemon Italian ice – shaved with a fork + more to garnish
  • 8 oz cream cheese

To Assemble:

  • 1/4 C sugar
  • 4 plums – pitted, roughly chopped
  • 1 cake ice cream cone – crumbled

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The Chew: Crepe With Plums & Cream Cheese Filling Recipe Directions

  1. Preheat a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat
  2. In the carafe of a blender add the water, cornmeal, and egg, then blend until smooth
  3. Add 1 tbsp butter to the saute pan
  4. Add 1/3 C batter then swirl until the pan is coated
  5. Let cook until set, about 3 minutes
  6. Flip and cook another 1-2 minutes on the other side
  7. Remove to a plate and repeat with the rest of the batter

For the Cream Cheese Filling:

  1. In a small bowl, add the cream cheese and Italian ice, then mix to combine
  2. Dollop 1/3 C of the filling into the middle of each crepe, then fold into quarters

To Assemble:

  1. In a small bowl, add the plums and sprinkle with sugar
  2. Toss to combine
  3. Lay the crepes on a platter then top with the sugared plums
  4. Garnish with more shaved Italian ice and a crushed cake cone

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