11 Best Sweet & Savory Crepes Recipes

June 10, 2011

Crepes are a true wonder-food, ready in minutes, super easy to make, and easily allergy-free (gluten-, dairy-, egg-free!) they aren't just a breakfast food or street vendor snack! Some of the best crepe recipes are savory-filled, melt-in-your-mouth dishes perfect for lunch or as an appetizer. While you can basically put anything inside of a crepe, roll or fold it up and be instantly in heaven, here are 11 amazing recipes to get you started!

Sweet Crepes

Crepes Suzette
These crepes are more than just delicious, they're out-of-this-world impressive when you flambe the cognac at the end! Voila!

Red Velvet Crepes with Mascarpone Filling
What is better than crepes? Red velvet + chocolate! Also, be sure to check out this earlier post for more red velvet recipes!

Gluten Free Crepes with Lavender-Honey Roasted Persimmons
What better way to celebrate summer than with fresh-roasted persimmons?

Crepes with Nutella and Banana
The quintessential European street snack, what's not to love?!

Dark Chocolate Crepe Cake
And of course, the coup de grace, a tower of crepes covered in ganache. Is your mouth watering yet?!

Savory Crepes

French Crepes Gratin - Ficelle Picarde
Straight from Northern France, these crepes are filled with a Mornay mushroom sauce and Gruyere cheese for a spectacular entree!

Crepes with Porcini Mushrooms and Gorgonzola
The perfect savory crepe recipe for brunch or dinner.

The Magic Pan's Chicken Divan Crepes
For those of you who remember this fabulous restaurant, you know how, well, magical their crepes were! Here is one of their most popular recipes, resurrected!

Ham & Egg Breakfast Crepes
A sure-fire crowd-pleaser, these crepes are super impressive with limited effort!

Crab-Filled Crepes
Perfect for summer! Mix up a batch of savory crepes using our (naturally gluten free!) Crepes 101 recipe or your personal favorite and serve with this delightful filling! 

Vegan Crepes, 3 Ways
From Asparagus & Hollandaise to Wild Mushroom with Wilted Frisee and finally, fresh berries, these vegan crepes are just begging to a part of your next brunch or dinner party!

The Magic Pan Crepes Recipes:

Sweet Crepe Batter 
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
Pinch of salt
1/4 cup sugar
1 egg, lightly beaten
11/4 cups milk
2 TBSP sweet butter, melted
Butter or pan spray for greasing pan

Basic (Savory) Crepe Batter
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
Pinch of salt
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 1/4 cups milk
Butter or pan spray for greasing pan

Variations: Replace 1/2 cup of the all-purpose flour with 1/2 cup buckwheat flour for a more traditional flavor!

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