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Crepes and Chunky Fruit Syrup Filling Recipe

Crepes were never on my radar, really just something that I saw on television shows and movies. But then I tried them…

Crepes & Chunky Fruit Filling RecipeI will admit that the thought of making crepes didn’t effect me at all.  I hadn’t even heard of them…  Then Chief Zoo Keeper decided that they were too difficult for me to make…  Challenge taken!  The recipe, the process, was very easy.  If you are worried about trying them, don’t.  I swear it was easy!

While I fully recognize that sometimes he’s attempting to manipulate me into doing things, I’m okay with the challenge. I get bored. I figure, since I know what is happening, I’m not actually being manipulated. Which means if I succeed in the challenge, I’ve won twice! haha.

Also, as a quick note, I cannot stress enough just how fantastic this particular non-stick pan is! If you are in the market (or yours just sucks), check them out!

Now on to the show, folks:

Crepes Recipe


  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 1 ½ Silk (you can use milk if you’d like)
  • 1 c all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil
  • ¼ tsp salt

First, let me start by saying that over mixing is your worst enemy!  Over mixing = tough crepes!  Be careful! You want them to be just combined. If there are air bubbles, don’t worry about them.

Warning over…  now on to the directions!  Mix all ingredients!  Beat until combined.

Pre-heat (at somewhere between low and medium) a lightly greased, non-stick 6 inch skillet.

*Remove from heat and add a small amount of batter. Note: Don’t turn the burner off, literally take the skillet off of the hot burner to do this.

Tilt the skillet around in circle to spread out the batter.  If you haven’t done this before, crepes are supposed to be thin!


To the left is what the crepe will look like from cooking when it’s thinned out on the hot skillet.

Return skillet to heat and brown on one side.  You’ll know when they are browned because the bubbles will be popped, quite similar to when it would be time to flip if they were pancakes.

When done, place crepe on paper towel or wax paper.  Let cool.

Start again.  Occasionally, let the skillet cool some.  If it gets too hot, you’ll burn the crepe before it’s done.

Many people like different toppings and combinations of fillings.  My personal favorite was fresh strawberries and Nutella.  We also had crunchy peanut butter as filling.  Super yummy!

Chunky Fruit FillingChunky Fruit Filling Recipe

Crepes & Chunky Fruit Filling Recipe @Crafty_ZooChief Zoo Keeper hooked up the fruit filling you see pictured.  It’s a combination of blueberries, strawberries, orange pineapple juice, honey and pineapples.

Simply combine whatever you’d like to use, or whatever you have on hand, in a small pan (he used our wok) and simmer down the juices to thicken.  Once the juice reaches your desired thickness, you are golden!

Whichever filling you use, add a small amount in the middle and roll the crepe up.  We topped ours with powdered sugar and the thickened juice, but whipped cream would be amazing too!  Chief is allergic to dairy, so we don’t have the yummy toppings laying around anymore.

Since we are new to the land of crepes, we’d love to hear your favorite toppings and fillings!

The crepes were quick and easy with an added bonus of being low fat, so they may just become a staple around the Zoo!


Hi all! My name is Kaycee. I live in Arkansas with my husband of over 15 years! We have a grown daughter, a son-in-love and 2 grandson. Just love being Nonna! We also have an angel waiting on us to join her one day, she was 11 months old when she went to Heaven. We also have two great Chihuahuas and a Great Dane, along with several fish in our koi pond. My educational background is in Psychology and Child Development but my heart is in ministry, crafts, fun, reviews and my website, My Crafty Zoo. I look forward to continuing to share my life through word and pictures with you and love hearing your feedback! Thank you for taking the time to read and allowing me to share! I look forward to reading your comments!

One thought on “Crepes and Chunky Fruit Syrup Filling Recipe

  • Renee H.

    OMG, thanks for the idea! I haven’t made crépes in a while. Now I know what to do for the weekend.


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