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Strawberry Banana Crepes Recipe
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Strawberry Banana Crepes Recipe

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My family often has company over for breakfast or brunch, and these light fruit-topped crepes are our favorite. The sweet sensations are as fast to make as they are fabulous. You can cook the crepes the night before, refrigerate them with waxed paper in between, then fill and top them in the morning. —Shelly Soule Las Vegas, Nevada
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Cook: 10 min.
MAKES:9 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Cook: 10 min.
MAKES: 9 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons butter
  • FILLING:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • TOPPING:
  • 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 2 medium firm bananas, sliced
  • 1/4 cup sugar, optional

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 328 calories, 17g fat (12g saturated fat), 84mg cholesterol, 122mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 2g fiber), 7g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, cinnamon, milk and eggs. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  2. In an 8-in. nonstick skillet, melt 1 teaspoon butter. Stir batter; pour about 2 tablespoons into the center of skillet. Lift and tilt pan to evenly coat bottom. Cook until top appears dry; turn and cook 15-20 seconds longer. Remove to a wire rack.
  3. Repeat with remaining batter, add butter to a skillet as needed. When cool, stack crepes on paper towels with waxed paper in between.
  4. In a large bowl, beat the filling ingredients until smooth. Spread 2 rounded tablespoonfuls on each crepe; roll up. In a large bowl, combine topping ingredients; spoon with crepes. Yield: 18 crepes.
Originally published as Strawberry Banana Crepes in Quick Cooking November/December 2001, p27


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shawnba User ID: 2581969 249953
Reviewed Jun. 30, 2016

"Sometimes the simplest recipes are the best. I have made many crepes over the years, these were really nice. Chilling the batter helps make it very forgiving, and easy to work with. A keeper for sure"

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rd_nckgirl User ID: 6310554 39018
Reviewed Apr. 20, 2013

"I Couldn't believe how simple. I've been afraid to attempt a crepe. Can't wait to make again.</p>"

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khegeman User ID: 2379383 90082
Reviewed Feb. 14, 2013

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2GuysAndAGirl User ID: 2812012 37639
Reviewed Sep. 11, 2010

"Awesome! We make this a lot! A little sweet, IMO, for breakfast though so I cut back the sugar in the filling."

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cookergrrl User ID: 4871665 33947
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2010

"This is a simple recipe , we put the strawberries and bananas inside the crepes, kids were hungry so i didn't chill the batter but it didn't seem to affect the outcome, yummy and fast."

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firethistle User ID: 3850833 204570
Reviewed Jun. 22, 2009

"This was so yummy I will be making this again!"

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Noahisawesome627 User ID: 3873601 92942
Reviewed Feb. 11, 2009

"that sounds good. im going to try that!"

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adsperry User ID: 1255828 33944
Reviewed May. 23, 2008

"Yummy! Would be even better with strawberries cut up into the filling."

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