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

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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

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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

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: 3.78 stars
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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.

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.

Darkest Chocolate Crepe Cake

Rating: 3.77 stars
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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.

Meyer Lemon Crepe Cake

Used in the curd and the candied topping, Meyer lemons subtly elevate this luscious dessert. The candied lemons, crepes, and filling are all make-ahead ingredients that can assembled just before serving.

Sweetened Crepes

The French enjoy thin, pancake-like crepes with sweet or savory toppings and fillings at any type of day. These are sweetened slightly with sugar, perfect for a simple dessert. Serve rolled up or folded.

Lemon-Mascarpone Crepe Cake

Rating: 3.85 stars
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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.
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Dessert Crepes

This dessert practically qualifies as a party game with all the tasty toppings guests can pile on. Set out stacks of crepes -- some flavored with vanilla and rum, others with chocolate -- along with bowls of tempting fillings and rich, luscious sauces. Then let everyone choose his or her own combinations.

Crepes with Vegetables and Goat Cheese

These warm and tender crepes are filled with roasted vegetables and goat cheese for a savory spin on a French favorite.