Crepe Recipes

We have everything you need to know about crepes, from mastering the basic crepe batter recipe, to creating a towering crepe cake. You will find recipes for breakfast, brunch, desserts, and even dinner.

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Simple Crepes

Rating: 3.5 stars 825
Crepes are easier to make than you think. These French street-food staples can be dressed up with sweet or savory toppings and any number of flavorful fillings.

Chocolate-Hazelnut and Banana Crepe

Rating: 3 stars 68
Chocolate-hazelnut spread and sliced bananas are a classic crepe filling that every sweet tooth will crave.

Crepes with Sauteed Apples

These delicious apple crepes could easily be breakfast as well as dessert.

Vegan Crepes

Two cups almond milk may be used in place of soy milk.

Coconut Crepes with Fresh Mangoes

Rating: 2.5 stars 17
Coconut crepes, dusted with confectioners' sugarand served with mango, arean Indian dessert similar tothe French classic. They canbe prepared a day in advance.

Classic Crepes

Rating: 4 stars 131
This recipe can be used as the basis for any crepe creation. The buckwheat variation has a slightly heartier texture and a more robust flavor. It's best paired with savory fillings. See our Basic Crepe How-To for more photos.

Tropical-Fruit Crepe Cake

If they like piña coladas, and gorgeous sweets for dessert, they'll go gaga for this crêpe cake layered with coconut-infused pastry cream. You can make the filling and the crêpes (all 40 of them) up to three days ahead, so there's no need to stress the day of. This recipe comes from Martha Stewart's Fruit Desserts: 100+ Ways to Savor the Best of Every Season ($24.49, amazon.com).

Gluten-Free Crepes

As you make the crepes, stack them on top of each other and cover to keep them tender and pliable.

Chicken Crepes

A great way to use up leftover chicken! It's teamed with garlicky sauteed spinach and a rich Gruyere bechamel for the filling of these hearty crepes.

Strawberry Crepes Flambe

Dim the lights when you flambé this strawberry-brown-sugar-rum sauce over crepes tableside. It makes for one spectacular and delicious dessert.

Lemon-Mascarpone Crepe Cake

Rating: 4 stars 86
This Lemon-Mascarpone Crepe Cake is a dessert dream. Lemon curd can be made the week before; if you don't have time, use store-bought, and lighten it with whipped cream—the cake will still be delicious.

Darkest Chocolate Crepe Cake

Rating: 4 stars 351
The decorative nuts are dipped in caramelized sugar and hung in bat fashion—upside down—so the sugar streams and hardens into the best candy on the block.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Traditional Crepes Suzette
Beer, traditionally found in this dish, ferments the batter and adds flavor to these delicious crepes suzettes. 
Ham and Egg Crepe Squares
Rating: 3.5 stars 267

Breakfast never looked so elegant. These crepes are lined with Black Forest ham, with an egg cracked into each.