Desserts and Pastries — By Ben on 04 April 2008
Strawberry Crepe

I had so much fun making crepes for the first time that I had to do it again. This time, however, I wanted to make sweet crepes. They say that if you don’t succeed the first time you should try, try again. And that is so true. My first crepes were fat and big, somebody even confused them with pancakes :(

However, these other crepes were smaller and a lot thinner and it didn’t take me 2 attempts to make them right. They didn’t brake or stick to the pan and, best of all, they turned out delicious. Since I only used 5 strawberries to decorate my Party Cake, I used the rest for the filling of the crepes. This is what I did:

Using my QuickChef (one of my favorite Tupperware items) I chopped the strawberries and set them apart.

With the whip attachment I whipped 1/2 cup of heavy whipping cream with 2 TBSP of confectioner’s sugar and some vanilla extract. When the cream was think I added the strawberries and whipped until they blended with the cream.

I used this recipe to make the crepes again. I then filled them with the strawberry cream and topped them with some confectioner’s sugar and ground cinnamon.

Aren’t they pretty? I have conquered another one of my kitchen fears, crepes. I know what some of you might be thinking, wasn’t he supposed to be on a diet? Well, I am, but it is not a traditional diet. I am just cutting down on the amount of food that I eat (this was Jon’s plate, I just ate 2 of them) and I am incorporating more vegetables and fruits to my meals. But most importantly, I am exercising every day, but that is a topic for another post.

Buen provecho!

Tagged as:

Related Articles

About Author

grew up around food. His family owned a restaurant in Mexico City and he spent a big deal of his childhood helping and learning after school the art of creating delicious dishes from simple ingredients. He created this blog to share his kitchen adventures with the world.

(25) Readers Comments

  1. ay mandame uno please!!! these look awesome! I love crepes, especially nutella ones!

  2. wow im in a cooking class at school because i love to cook!! ya my mom always makes those delicious creps…. but instead of using they strawberry cream my mom uses a sort of cream cheese topping and then I help cut some strawberries and put them on top of the cream cheese sauce and when we have done that then we put some whipped cream and we forld the crepe, and EAT IT!! YUM!! ya we do that only in the summer when the strawberries are fresh….. any way thanks for the awsome idea!!

  3. Pingback: Crêpes: A delicious way to always have Paris — Blue Kitchen

  4. Pingback: Look and Taste’s Food Blog » Blog Archive » A profile of guest blogger Terry from ‘Blue Kitchen’

  5. YUM!

Leave a Reply