12 Crepe Recipes That Make Brunch a Big Deal

squash blossom crepes
Photo: Buckwheat Queen

Brunch should be an easy and elegant affair, and these flavorful crepe recipes illustrate the versatility and beauty of adding these delicate, pancake-like wraps to your arsenal. From a peppery Cajun shrimp crepe to a fragrant honey and orange offering, you're sure to find your favorite way to make brunch the highlight of the weekend. Discover your crepe of choice from among these twelve tasty brunch crepe recipes.

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Shrimp and Scallop Crepes

seafood crepes with watermelon

Take a deep-sea dive into brunch with these silky, flavorful shrimp and scallop crepes. Sherry, green onions, and mushrooms provide sharpness and depth to this creamy brunch dish.

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Chicken Crepe Riviera

chicken crepe

These mouthwatering crepes are stuffed with vinegar-marinated chicken and topped with a luxurious mixture of heavy cream, pesto, and portobello mushrooms.

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Hot Mexican Bean Crepes

overhead shot mexican inspired crepes

Pinto beans, sweet corn, and shredded Monterrey Jack cheese are nestled in light, soft layers of dough. This recipe gets its unique kick from ground ginger and a potent dose of chili powder.

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Breakfast Crepes with Ham, Vegetables, and Egg

breakfast crepes
Caitlin Perszyk

A traditional breakfast all wrapped up in a delightfully crisp crepe pocket. "Delicious and relatively easy, " says home cook James Rogan. "Would recommend to cook in oven for longer depending on how well done you like your eggs."

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Cajun Shrimp Crepes

overhead shot cajun shrimp crepe

Louisiana flavors get the ultimate crepe treatment in this perfectly seasoned recipe. Succulent shrimp, chopped bell peppers, and garlic make up the filling, while the entire crepe is slathered with a cream-based Cajun sauce.

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Squash Blossom Crepes (Crepas de Flor de Calabaza)

squash blossom crepes
Buckwheat Queen

"Excellent recipe for the advanced palate," says home cook auriwann. "The fresh epazote adds an amazing, authentic taste to this dish. I add a bit more manchego than is called for (about enough to cover the top). Well worth the extra effort to make!"

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Gluten-Free Butter Crepes with Orange Blossom Honey Butter

crepes with orange butter and orange zest
Allrecipes Community

Add a hint of sweetness to your brunch with these delicate and fragrant crepes. Orange blossom honey and orange zest gives this dish a bright, satisfying tang. High-quality butter is a must for this decadent crepe recipe.

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Pumpkin Crepes with Fontina Cheese Sauce

Pumpkin Crepes with Fontina Cheese Sauce
Photo by Kim's Cooking Now. Kim's Cooking Now

An elegant crepe with a comforting cheesiness that everyone will love. Diced pumpkin and leeks combine for a smooth, buttery filling while shredded fontina is baked until melted on top.

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Cheese Torte with Chicken and Mushroom

layered crepe cheese torte

This impressive layered crepe dish is filled with fresh, creamy flavor. Chicken, fresh dill, garlic, and cream cheese come together for some serious flavor. Wow your brunch guests with a Russian crepe recipe that's perfect for special occasions.

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Savory Western Crepes

layered crepe torte

"You'll have all the awesome flavors of a Denver omelet tucked inside a flavorful crepe," says recipe creator lutzflcat. "Garnish with salsa, sour cream, and additional Cheddar cheese."

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Banh Xeo (Vietnamese Crepes)

Banh Xeo (Vietnamese Crepes)

A shrimp-studded crepe dish that also features minced shallot, mung bean sprouts, and fresh lettuce. Turmeric-tinged rice flour crepes have incredible color and flavor that pairs perfectly with the mulitifaceted filling.

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Ham and Cheese Crepes

ham and cheese crepe

The classic pairing of ham and cheese is right at home in the cozy tuck of a crepe. Dijon mustard, Gruyere cheese, and extra butter add to the savory smoothness of each bite.

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