Banana Crepes Recipe
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Banana Crepes Recipe

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Freda Becker of Garrettsville, Ohio likes to serve this impressive treat at parties. Pleasant banana-orange flavor makes it great for dinner or brunch.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + standing Cook: 10 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + standing Cook: 10 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • Additional butter
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup orange juice
  • 4 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 6 medium firm bananas, peeled and cut in half lengthwise

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 448 calories, 20g fat (12g saturated fat), 121mg cholesterol, 260mg sodium, 65g carbohydrate (50g sugars, 3g fiber), 6g protein


  1. In a large bowl, whisk eggs, milk, melted butter, sugar and salt. Beat in flour until smooth; let stand 20 minutes.
  2. Melt 1 teaspoon butter in an 8-in. nonstick skillet. Pour 2 tablespoons batter into the center of skillet; lift and turn pan to cover bottom. Cook until lightly browned; turn and brown the other side.
  3. Remove to a wire rack. Repeat with remaining batter, adding butter to skillet as needed. When cool, stack crepes with waxed paper or paper towels in between.
  4. For sauce, combine the butter, sugar, orange juice and peel in a skillet. Bring to a boil; remove from the heat. Add bananas to orange sauce; cook over medium heat until heated through, about 1 minute.
  5. Place one banana half in the center of each crepe; roll up jelly-roll style. Place folded side down on a plate; drizzle with orange sauce. Yield: 12 crepes.
Originally published as Banana Crepes in Taste of Home February/March 2000, p18

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Reviewed Nov. 21, 2012

"love it! so easy to make :)"

Reviewed Nov. 21, 2012

"love it! so easy :)"

Reviewed Jul. 26, 2012

"Tasty, elegant breakfast. This is a fave!"

Reviewed Apr. 22, 2011

"two thumbs up!"

Reviewed Mar. 19, 2011

"I didn't use the filling but the crepes themselves were great and quicker than the average recipe."

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