Creamy Strawberry Crepes
This strawberry crepe recipe has been a family favorite for over 30 years! These crepes are delicious and very rich! Be sure you have at least 1 hour to prepare them; they are worth every minute!
This strawberry crepe recipe has been a family favorite for over 30 years! These crepes are delicious and very rich! Be sure you have at least 1 hour to prepare them; they are worth every minute!
I fell in love with crepes one year at IHOP when they were offering them seasonally. This is a yummy substitute that fills my craving until it's offered again. I give it four stars though because I found the recipe needed some changes. I did the last steps of making the cream cheese filling and whipping the cream first, and I put it in the fridge. I'm glad I did this, because cooking the crepes was VERY time-consuming. 2 tablespoons of batter made the crepes too tiny, even when I did tip the pan every which way. So I upped it to about 4 tablespoons or a little less than 1/4 a cup. I also had to cook it on less than medium heat or else it set too fast before I could spread the batter. If I had to change anything about my experience, I would have made sure my husband was home to entertain our 15 month old daughter. Cooking the crepes took so long, let's just say by the time I was done I had a screaming baby, a toy-scattered kitchen, and a messy diaper by the end of it. If I had used 2 Tablespoons of batter each time, I would have been cooking half the day and brunch would have become afternoon dinner. Time-consuming-- yes, but it's worth the result-- at least until IHOP brings back the crepes!Read More
I agree with other reviewers (wish I had read the reviews before making these). The amount of sugar in the recipe is way too much. The cream cheese mixture is too sweet. I ended up adding another 8 ounces of cream cheese just to cut the sweetness and then discarded about a cup of the filling before adding the whipped cream. I would make these again; however, I would use only 3/4 cup of confectioners sugar (you can always add more if you like, but you can't take it out after the fact).Read More
I fell in love with crepes one year at IHOP when they were offering them seasonally. This is a yummy substitute that fills my craving until it's offered again. I give it four stars though because I found the recipe needed some changes. I did the last steps of making the cream cheese filling and whipping the cream first, and I put it in the fridge. I'm glad I did this, because cooking the crepes was VERY time-consuming. 2 tablespoons of batter made the crepes too tiny, even when I did tip the pan every which way. So I upped it to about 4 tablespoons or a little less than 1/4 a cup. I also had to cook it on less than medium heat or else it set too fast before I could spread the batter. If I had to change anything about my experience, I would have made sure my husband was home to entertain our 15 month old daughter. Cooking the crepes took so long, let's just say by the time I was done I had a screaming baby, a toy-scattered kitchen, and a messy diaper by the end of it. If I had used 2 Tablespoons of batter each time, I would have been cooking half the day and brunch would have become afternoon dinner. Time-consuming-- yes, but it's worth the result-- at least until IHOP brings back the crepes!
I thought this recipe was great, the filing was a little too sweet for my husband so next time i will cut back on the sugar and i didnt use the lemon zest but aside from that they were excellent
For my best friend's bridal shower I chose a theme "Parisian Cafe" and I used this recipe for the crepes I made as appetizers. I used this recipe in combination with the recipe "Dessert Crepes" also from allrecipes. Everyone LOVED them. One person even told me that these crepes were better than some that she had at her favorite restaurant :) I also ended up making them again a few days after the shower because they were so good. Both times I made them I didn't use lemon zest and the cream cheese filling still tasted great. The second time I didn't use lemon zest or lemon juice and they were still delicious.
I agree with other reviewers (wish I had read the reviews before making these). The amount of sugar in the recipe is way too much. The cream cheese mixture is too sweet. I ended up adding another 8 ounces of cream cheese just to cut the sweetness and then discarded about a cup of the filling before adding the whipped cream. I would make these again; however, I would use only 3/4 cup of confectioners sugar (you can always add more if you like, but you can't take it out after the fact).
This is the best recipe I have tried. The only thing I changed was serving the creamy filling and strawberries on top of french toast. Thanks for the great recipe.
I used this recipe for the filling, but used the "Basic Crepes" recipe for the actual crepe. They were similar. Made a couple changes to the filling after reading reviews. I used only 1 cup of sifted confectioners sugar and I made the filling first and put in the fridge while preparing the crepes. Next time I think I will leave out the lemon zest & only add 1/2 tsp lemon juice. Used lowfat cream cheese. Also will increase the vanilla to 1 tsp. Very filling, but also very good!
These were sooooooo good! After reading other reviews, I used less than the full amount of powdered sugar. I also used regular whipping creamed and whipped it without sweetening it. The filling turned out sweet but not too sweet. I sliced my strawberries, tossed them with sugar and put them in the fridge while I did the filling and the crepes. My crepes turned out okay but not great. Kind of blah tasting and they didn't look right but they worked, I think it was my pan. Still a delicious meal!
I made these for my wife for her birthday and she loved 'em!
This review is for the filling only, as I had already made the crepes using the "basic crepe" recipe, also on this site. I usually make savory crepes, but hubs requested a dessert crepe (odd - as he usually doesn't eat sweets), but I needed a filling. I prepare the filling exactly as directed. I really liked the lemon flavor of the filling, but the kids not so much. The cream cheese, powdered sugar, vanilla and cream proportions are just right. If you choose to forego the lemon juice, you can always thin it out a bit with a splash of milk. Nice recipe - thanks!
My husband especially loved this recipe. I made it to the letter except omitting the whipping cream entirely because I did not have any. I emasciated the strawberries and refrigerated them while I mixed together the cream cheese, powdered sugar, lemon and zest and vanilla. Then I refrigerated that as well. Make the crepes last and using the blender is a MUST! I use 1/4 cup of batter per crepe in a medium sauté pan over medium heat sprayed with Pam between each crepe. Flip with a silicone spatula when the top becomes almost dry and full of bubbles
I grew up on strawberry crepes but do not make them very often. Decided to try this recipe as I make myself strawberry crepes for Mother's Day. This was delicious! I love sweets and these were perfect with a glass of milk. I will be making crepes more often now that I have this recipe!
These are SO wonderful and easy! It was sweet, but that was what was yummy about it. We don't have something like this often so it was so fun to splurge. We used cherry pie filing and canned whipped cream which was easy and yummy. I think blueberry, strawberry, applie, peach, etc pie filling would work too. I was able to get to where I was flipping them without a spatula! When we DO make crepes, this will be our recipe. Thanks for sharing!
Would not change a thing with this recipe. They are wonderful all the way around. I made my own whipping cream. and used frozen fruit like raspberry, blackberry, mango, and strawberry. i have never made crepes before and this was easy. Thank you very much for this recipe!
Great recipe! I made the whip cream filling the night before so I didn't have to worry about it in the morning. Came out great.
I used this recipe for a Saturday brunch for my lovely wife. I had already made everything in advance and in the fridge. The rest was easy and quick. I did back off on the confectioners sugar a bit.......1 cup. I used fresh strawberries (as fresh as you can get them in February) but I imagine frozen would do. Delicious! Thanks.
These are great
Just the recipe I was looking for! Drizzled a bit of chocolate on them for decoration. The only thing i did different was used a 1/4 cup of batter for each crepe. The filling was great as a dip for the berries as an appetizer.
I only made the crepe recipe, but these are dangerous. So easy to make topped with strawberries and whipped cream. Wonderful.
These were very good! I did change some things to suit my family. I slow cooked blueberries with sugar and cornstarch instead of strawberries. I only put cream cheese mix in the the center. I put whipped cream on top. Family loved!
Mmmmmmm.....try these. They are sweet and delicious. They work great as a desert for brunch.
This recipe is fantastic! The lemon juice and zest just makes these crepes to die for! We followed it exactly - I made the crepes themselves and my fiance made the filling, including whipping the heavy cream by hand. Don't skip this ingredient - it's well worth it and makes the filling all the lighter
Ive never made crepes before & this was an easy recipe to follow... Tastes great too! I substituted heavy whipping cream w/ 8 oz of cool whip for the filling because i dont have a mixer... Tastes amazing!
Pretty good...not too sweet like others think. I like sweet but not too sweet and these fit in that range of sweet. I only used 1cup powdered sugar and added 1tsp vanilla to the batter. The crepes ended up good but a little greasy. I saved this recipe to make from now on however I plan on leaving out the lemon juice and zest. I used about half of what the recipe called for and I just didn't care for the lemony taste to it.
I wasn't crazy about this one, but it wasn't awful either. In my opinion, the whole thing was way too sweet, which is something I rarely say. To balance out the tooth achingly sweet taste, I added 1/2 of ricotta cheese to the filling, and added some extra lemon juice and zest to really cut through and make a cleaner flavor. Overall, a good recipe for those wanting cavities, but it was simply too sweet for my taste.
Very time consuming but the crepes turned out very well. Definitely need at least 1/4 cup of batter for each crepe so this JUST served 4 people. Loved the strawberries.
Very yummy and easy to make! This was our first time making crepes...thanks for the great recipe!
were amazing, i made them in feb for valentines day breakfast was great
These crepes are spectacular! I made them for my 3 daughters (Clara, Angelina, & Maren) + my husband, William, and we were all delighted. The girls agreed it was one of the best breakfasts we've had! Thanks Melissa (woman who put up this recipe)! Great! look forward to more from u! ~Michelle
Tastes just like crepes should!
These were great! I cut the powdered sugar back to about 1c and omitted the lemon juice and zest. I also used a different crepe recipe that calls for all milk (no water) and has baking powder.
Very easy and very good. Followed the recipe exactly. Yum!
This recipe was great.
Fantastic! I have been a Strawberry Crepe fan for years and this recipe is better than any I have eaten in restaurants. I followed the recipe exactly only I eliminated the lemon zest since I'm not a lemon fan. Try it, you won't be disappointed!
I made a couple small changes but came out great. I added 1/4 tsp of vanilla to the crepes and used ricotta cheese instead of cream cheese to make the filling healthier.
Thanks to Rae for her stunning pic that brought my attention to this recipe! These were really nice for a special treat. It was my first time in years making crepes and these were delicious. I especially liked the lemon flavor in the cream mixture. It matched well with the strawberries. I would recommend starting with less sugar and adding more to taste unless you are into a super sweet filling. Also, you will need more than the two tbsp directed to make the crepes a decent size and not too thin. Time consuming, yes, but worth it in the end.
This recipe is sensational! My favorite thing to make for breakfast!
This was a pretty easy recipe to follow. I used my crepe maker to make the crepes which made it even easier! I didn't have icing sugar so I just used normal white sugar, which worked great. The crepes were tasty but REALLY rich...You can't have too many of them, but delicious!
I just made these for my husband today, it is his birthday, and we loved them! Not a single change and truly tasty. If you prepped the fruit and filling the night before (assuming the filling will hold up overnight) it would actually be a quick breakfast for any day. We will definitely be trying this again.
This recipe as-is was fabulous and a hit. Thank you for sharing.
Okay, I'm a sugar lover but even for me this was way too sugarey. I followed this recipe to a tee, and wish that I had at least cut the confectioners sugar.
Loved it.. but I'd use less sugar next time
Amazing. I used the yield for four and got six. Also using a lower heat setting is much better. Best crape I've ever had.
I loved these! The only thing I did differently was I didn't mix in the Strawberries to the filling. I left the filling regular then used a container of frozen sweetened strawberries defrosted and added some fresh strawberries and plain whip cream to the top it. It made a wonderful sauce. My kids like it with nutella or a drizzle of chocolate syrup and whip cream on top!
So easy, quick, delicious and filling! Just the way I love them in a restaurant! I'll definitely be making this recipe again. I didn't add the butter to the crepes and they were perfect! I might, however, double the crepe portion of the recipe since there was so much filling. :)
The family loves it!! So delish!
The Best!!! I used raspberries instead of strawberries and used raspberry juice instead of lemon juice. Loved them! They were a HIT!!!!
I made these for my family for Father's Day brunch and what a treat. I read many reviews before making them and they came out amazing. I prepped the filling the day before which gave me a Head start. I reduced the amount of sugar to approximately 3/4 -1 cup and when whipping the cream I added just a tad of powdered sugar. Using 1/4 cup of batter on a well oiled medium sized pan was perfect and I oiled the pan with every other crepe to reduce the amount. I filled with strawberries and raspberries and they came out Devine. My brother said they were the best creeps he's ever had. I will definitely be making these again.
My husband and I loved it! To cut down on prep time I would make the whipped cream earlier in the day and have the strawberries ready. .
I really liked this but was glad that I looked at other reviews before I made it. I made sure that I added the lemon juice, since it helps even out the sweetness. I also started with 3/4 cup of powdered sugar. That was just the right amount for my group. Had a lot of the cream cheese mix left over...thinking of maybe a Graham cracker crust with more strawberries on top. Very close to a no bake cheesecake flavor. Yum!
I made these the other morning for breakfast and everyone loved them. Next time I may reduce the sugar a bit since I thought they were a little extra sweet but overall they were great! They are very time-consuming but worth it if you have the time. :) Oh and I used the dessert crepes on this website for my crepes and used this recipe for the filling.
I just made these crepe for Sunday brunch. They really are delicious, we loved them. I will be making them again. Thank you
Yum! This was the first time I've made crepes and they turned out fantastic. I did use more than 2 T of batter. I probably used about 1/4 of a cup per crepe. Maybe less I didn't measure though. I also used Mascarpone cheese instead of cream cheese. Drizzled with a bit of chocolate syrup. They were so good!! Thanks for the recipe!
These are phenomenal! The lemon/cream cheese combination are perfect. I took the suggestion of others who commented and reduced the powdered sugar to 1/2 cup and it was great. I will be making this for breakfast every time I have visitors!
This rating is for the filling only, because I used a different recipe for the crepes. We loved the filling spread on the inside with all kinds of fruit! One thing though; it wasn't possible to 'fold' in the whipped cream, I really had to beat it in, in the end. Delicious!
Very enjoyable!! Ended up not making them as thin as the recipe called for, by not tilting the griddle. Followed recipe exactly and will not make any changes next time!
This recipe was great. I tried it for a Valentine's day breakfast and my family loved it.
They were good, but a bit too sweet. So much so that my 3 and 5 year old couldn't finish theirs! I would cut back on the whipped cream and powdered sugar next time.
Loved the cream cheese filling. It was amazing.
I loved the recipe. the crepes are very rich though. i served for breakfast with the intention of serving two per person, however, even my growing sons had trouble with more than one. They are very filling! Definitely use a blender or whisk the flour for the crepe part. I did neither, so the crepes had a few small lumps in it.
It was my turn to bring dessert to our monthly neighborhood meal. Everyone loved the crepes and I wish I had made more!
I made a sauce to go over them. Great recipe either way!!!
This has become my new favorite meal! These crepes are so sweet and wonderful. They are creamy and absolutely divine. If you like things sweet -- try these. If you don't, you may want to pass -- they were a bit too sweet for my dad, but I loved them!
I had not made crepes since I was in Jr. High French Class, almost 40 yrs ago, These were DIVINE!!! I used blackberry's since that's what I had on hand. My husband gobbled 2 of them immediately! I will be making these again and again! Thanks for sharing!
I have made this multiple times with different fruits... one of my boyfriend's favorite foods.
I used my own crepe recipe. I have a good whole wheat oatmeal recipe. I only used the cheese part. Although I cut the sugar in half. It tasted good with the strawberries.
This recipe is absolutely delicious! Easy to make & scrumptious to eat!!!
I used orange zest since that is what I had on hand, and these were amazing (and well worth the well-over-an-hour it took to make.)
This has been the best crepe recipe I have tried. My search is over for a good recipe. This is the one I will be using for my family from now on. Not too sweet at all....perfect!
This was very hummy! We all liked them. I didn't add the salt because I used regular butter and it turned out great.
This was awesome! My dad and I made this for my mom on Mother's Day. We used fresh vanilla bean and a splash of Chamborge liqour. We also maserated some raspberrys, blackberries and strawberries in the chamborge for a topping. They were amazing!
Great, perfect for spring time delicious! Thank you!
This was FANTASTIC! I sliced up my strawberries and sprinkled with sugar first and let sit in my fridge to make more juices (for sauce). I also added some whipped cream thinking I wouldn't have enough filling for the amount of crepes I made... wrong. I ended up having to make another batch of crepes to use the filling. Just a hint... make sure you use this the same day you mix it up, if you don't the liquid from the strawberries makes it very runny. Just an FYI!
Perfect just the way it is. My husband and kids LOVED them!
Absolutely loved 'em! Just as good as ihops! I have a cast iron "Skookie" skillet that was perfect for forming the crepes. I've even made this using a can of Reddi Wip whipped cream because I didn't have the heavy cream and they turned out awesome! We just mixed the cream cheese mixture like it says in the directions. We spread that on the crepes, added some sliced strawberries, rolled the crepe and topped with the spray whipped topping. It was wonderful either way! My favorite spring recipe for my freshly picked strawberries!
Amazing! Easy to make and so good. Thank you for sharing.
The crepe was alright, but the cream... i think i'll stick to whip cream instead next time...
Made these last weekend for a dinner party. Had to make another batch since my crepe pan (actually a piadina pan) is so big that I only got about 5 crepes out of the recipe. Came out absolutely delicious, we'll definitely make them again. I also cut down on the sugar and it didn't do any harm. (funny though, to say Oh I didn't use the lemon zest and they came out way too sweet - and then telling the OP off about too much sugar. The sugar's to offset the lemon, duh :D )
Excellent filling! I felt like I was eating dessert for breakfast. Thanks for sharing your recipe.
yum! i first tried these on a camping trip, a friend made them for her family and mine...they were absolutely delicious! i dont know if she altered the recipe any, though. my family liked them so well that i am going to try to make them...it sounds easy...but i think i'm going to make mine with peaches!
Crepes were a little time consuming but very easy to make. Filling was great. I did use a little less powdered sugar. I loved the lemon filling to go with the sweet strawberries.
This was the best! I was tired of spending 12$ everyday Sunday so decided to give a try . Wasn't the best at the crepe making but the filling tasted just like the restaurant! It makes a lot so I shared.
Used this recipe for my first attempt at crepes. They turned out great. Easy to make and very tasty. My family loved them
Excellent Recipe! Followed the recipe exactly besides didn't do the lemon zest and they still were great! My husband loves them. Yummy. Thank you!
Just made this for my family, everyone love them! The only thing I did different was that I decreased the amount of Powdered Sugar for the filling. The filling is very rich, I did use lemon juice and lemon zest. Everything was yummy! I used a little Pam for each crepe cooked, made for easier flipping. Topped with extra fruit and a dust of powdered sugar made for a lovely presentation!
I really enjoyed these crepes. I made them for my mom's birthday and she thought they were great. I bought a chocolate syrup to drizzle over the top and the strawberry/chocolate combination was fabulous!
I just made this and wow it was like having a crepe at a breakfast restaurant! I ate until full but I still want more. The filling makes a lot more than expected so you may want to half that if you are only cooking for 2-3ppl.
These crepes were addicting! They were easy to make and the filling was fantastic! Thank you!
To save on calories, I used low fat cream cheese. I also only added lemon juice and the sugar, left out the cream. Wonderful filling either way!
i made these and they were wonderful although i tweeked the recipe a little bit i cut it in half and used a small frying pan i used 3 tb instead of 2 and i added vanilla to the crepe batter also i used wheat flour and splenda it was great i used triple mixed frozen berries and coverd them in splenda and let them sit out til they were nice and saucy i made all of it ahead of time and kept it in the frodge until ready to use was a big hit with everyone
I liked the recipe but it was a bit too sweet for my taste. I will definitely not use as much sugar as it says. Otherwise they were fantastic. Yes they are time consuming yet extremely worth it!!!!
These were out of this world good! If you are in the mood for a sweet treat, please make these. The "filling" is almost like a cream cheese frosting,after you fold in the whipped cream it is total fluffy sweetness. I threw in some blackberries, blueberries, and raspberries to the mix. So good.
My husband made these for me on mothers day. I loved them so much I asked him to bring them to me in the hospital when I had a baby!
The recipe was awesome I did make some changes to it ....I didn't put the lemon zest and added half a cup of he sugar and it tastes awesome !! The crepe had too much of the egg flavor so I was wondering if someone had made it with 2 eggs instead of one ? ...but over all was worth it and it tastes AMAZING !
A bit on the sweet side. With some tweaking this no doubt can be a great recipe.
This recipe is perfect! I didn't do any lemon but other than that, amazing! I had to use a huge pan so used more batter when making it and added a chocolate drizzle. My family loved it. I can't even make scrambled eggs without them catching on fire but baked goods is my forte and this was just plain fun to make. Atleast give it a try if you haven't tried already :) I recommend letting the cream cheese sit for awhile to let it soften or else you'll have a chunky/sugary filling. Good luck!