I’m at the grocery store the other day and I spot this display of packaged stuff. They were sitting right there in their packaged glory by the fresh fruit and this is the thought that comes across my mind, “WHAT IS THAT?”
Turns out the packaged goods were Creperie Lebreton crepes. I’ve never seen them before, I’ve never heard of them ever, so I lean in to take a closer look and I’m just so puzzled.
You see, when I want to make crepes, I’m too lazy to find an actual crepe recipe so I usually just add extra milk to my pancake recipe. Sure, it’s not technically a crepe but it works. So, I know what goes in my ‘crepe’ and it’s usually just flour, egg, milk, butter, and baking powder. I figure, the Creperie Lebreton crepes should have a similar list of ingredients.
The Creperie Lebreton crepes are made with wheat flour, sugar, liquid whole egg, concentrated butter, salt, whey powder, wheat dextrose, lactose, milk proteins, skimmed milk powder, colouring agent: E160a.
Wow…that’s quite the list.
I usually don’t even bother putting sugar in my pancakes anymore because they’ll get sweetened with honey when it’s time to chow down so to see sugar as the second ingredient is a little shocking. Instead of milk, there’s whey powder, lactose, milk proteins and skimmed milk powder. Really? Is all that necessary?? The last addition of a colouring agent just boggles my mind. I just don’t get it.
I have no idea what these Creperie Lebreton crepes taste like. I’m sure they taste good but that list is just a little bit too much for me. Add on the cost and the packaging and these Creperie Lebreton crepes just aren’t appealing to me. For the cost of a pack of Creperie Lebreton crepes, I could probably make a few batches of my own crepes.
I think I’ll go look at that fresh fruit now.
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