sweet French pancakes


French crepes.

a. Crêpes françaises

French crêpes have more eggs than the Belgian pancakes and should look smoother yellow in texture with very little of the brown of the Belgian pancakes.

Just like omelets, crepes often are given a sweet or savory filling, e.g. fruits, spinach, etc.


This is what you need for # servings:

  • 200 g. all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 liter milk
  • 2-4 tbsp. water
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tbsp. sugar (vanilla sugar)
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 tbsp. butter, melted


  • orange blossom water
  • vanilla extract / vanilla sugar
Pic1: crêpes françaises



Pic2-4:  different presentations

b. crêpes Suzette

Crêpes Suzette is a French dessert consisting of crêpes with beurre Suzette , a sauce of caramelized sugar and butter, tangerine or orange juice, zest, and Grand Marnier, triple sec or orange Curaçao liqueur on top, prepared in a tableside performance, flambé.


I have not prepared this, and probably never will.


This is what you need for # servings:

  • see above
  • beurre Suzette
  • Grand Marnier, triple sec
Pic1: crêpes Suzette