Sweet Crepes

Our sweet crepe recipes include favorites like chocolate, strawberries, and filling ideas to make for breakfast or dessert. You'll also learn how to make perfect crepe batter, including vegan and gluten-free options.

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Simple Crepes

Rating: 3.61 stars
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.

Gluten-Free Crepes

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

Bananas Foster Crepes

Rating: 3.59 stars
The familiar flavors of flambeed bananas take beautifully to the elegant embrace of a crepe, giving this New Orleans icon a touch of sophistication.

Vegan Crepes

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

Caramelized Apple Crepes

Rating: 3.11 stars
Be sure to choose crisp apples whose texture will stand up nicely as they are cooked. We used Mutsu, but Granny Smith also work well.

Strawberry Crepes

A classic dusting of confectioners' sugar tops this strawberries-and-cream-filled crepe.

Lemon-Mascarpone Crepe Cake

Rating: 3.85 stars
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: 3.77 stars
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

Rating: 3.71 stars
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.

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 Crepes

Rating: 3.75 stars
The taste of lemon is a little like the shift in the air when the season starts to turn from chilly to warm—refreshing and deliciously unpredictable. In this dish, paper-thin crepes are topped with slices of candied lemon and drizzled with a caramel sauce that includes limoncello, a vibrant lemon liqueur.

Peanut Butter and Jam Crepe Roll

Rating: 3.15 stars
Upgrade a kid-friendly lunchtime classic with these easy-to-eat PB & J rolls using our recipe for Simple Crepes. They make a great after-school snack.

Inspiration and Ideas

Traditional Crepes Suzette
Beer, traditionally found in this dish, ferments the batter and adds flavor to these delicious crepes suzettes. 
Ricotta-Filled Crepes with Tangerine and Lemon Marmalade
Rating: Unrated
Ricotta-filled crepes become bright and tangy when crowned with tangerine and lemon marmalade, best made in winter, when citrus is at its peak. Honeybell or blood oranges and red grapefruit also work well in a marmalade.

Crepes with Sauteed Apples

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