Crêpes en Aumonière




We love crêpes, easy to prepare and so many choices for the stuffing! This will also be my recipe for the 6th Fiesta Friday!

Serves 8/10 (large crêpes)

Ingredients :

For the crêpes:

  • 250g of plain flour/ all purpose flour
  • 500ml of full fat milk
  • 4 medium eggs
  • A pinch of salt
  • 70ml of melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla sugar


  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, the salt, the vanilla sugar and the eggs.
  2. Pour the milk, stirring to combine.
  3. Add the cold melted butter.
  4. Beat until smooth.
  5. Cover with a plastic wrap and set aside for 30 minutes into the refrigerator.
  6. Remove from the refrigerator.
  7. Heat a frying pan or a crêpiere over medium high heat.
  8. Coat with a little of butter.
  9. Pour or scoop the batter onto the crêpière.
  10. Tilt the pan with a circular motion so that the batter coats the surface evenly.
  11. Cook until the bottom of the crêpe is golden brown (and the edge brown).
  12. With your fingers or a spatula, flip quickly the crêpe and cook for 2 or 3 minutes.
  13. Transfer the crêpe to a large plate.

Proceed the same way for the rest of the dough.

For the stuffing:

  • 4 apples
  • Butter
  • Orange marmalade
  • 80g of dark chocolate


  1. Peel the apples and cut it into small cubes.
  2. In a small pan over a medium heat, cook the small cubes of the apples with a tablespoon of butter.
  3. Golden the apples for 10 minutes  and set aside.
  4. Melt the chocolate in “a Bain Marie”.

Final procedure:

  1. Take one crepe, add in the middle 1 tablespoon of marmalade, add a few apples on the top and drizzle with dark chocolate.
  2. Fold up the edges of the crepe and tie delicately with a strand of Raffia (you can use bamboo skewers).

Truly a treat for our family lunch.

Bonne dégustation!

PS: You can use a blender to make the batter too!

I had the chance to live in Paris … where every day, I passed in front of a store called “Specialtés Bretonnes”, the smell of fresh daily crêpes made,  attracted me all the time (every Wednesday afternoon I would buy one delicious lemon, sugar crêpe with the complicity of my best friend, so yummy…)

“The table is the matchmaker of friendship”

84 Comments Add yours

  1. These look super! 🙂 what lovely pictures

  2. Thank you. The piece of muslin helps to wipe the surface of the pan before you fry the crepe. This method is easier and clean. I hope it’s help 🙂

  3. I love the way to “wrap” your crepes ! And I know what you meant when you mentioned the “Specialites Bretonnes”… I’ve been in Brittany last months ago… I still have in my heart those crepes!

    1. Thanks 🙂 They have so much varieties of crepes and they are all very tasty…I’m glad you had a good time, food and fun 🙂

  4. I’m so tired… I wanted to say ” last summer”… 😦

  5. This looks soo pretty. Lovely little crepe packets. Never seen this before. 🙂

    1. Thanks Sadia, we finished the whole dish 🙂

  6. Patty Nguyen says:

    Linda, these are darling! They’re so pretty I’d have trouble refraining from stuffing my face with them. They look so tasty!!

    1. I love your humor Patty 🙂 I think they are much better when you are stuffing yourself with them (and even better, when nobody is watching). They were tasty !!!

      1. Patty Nguyen says:

        Sometimes food is so good I can’t help it. Especially after a long day of teaching!

  7. chefjulianna says:

    So stunning, gorgeous and really enticing! This is an extraordinary recipe!

    1. Wow, thank you for your kind words Julianna!
      Hope you try it and let me know what you think 🙂

  8. Oh my, they look amazing, such gorgeous parcels!

    1. Thank you Elaine !!
      Have a nice weekend 🙂

  9. iamrorykelly says:

    Fantastic – absolutely love these!

    1. Thanks Rory 🙂
      I think my family definitely agrees as they finished them very quickly!!

      1. iamrorykelly says:

        I bet they did!!

  10. Jess says:

    The crepes look delicious! 🙂

    1. Thank you Jess 😀

  11. sarah1145 says:

    What a lovely way to use crepes! Will definitely give it a try! 🙂

    1. Thank you Sarah 🙂
      Try them and give me your feedback & enjoy your weekend!

  12. I have not had these in a long time – your recipe sounds delicious and it also reminds me of our good times in Paris some years ago – thanks for sharing 🙂

    1. Thank you Juju 😀
      Nice to see we both share good memories from Paris!
      Hope you have a nice weekend 🙂

  13. safia-safou says:

    les crêpes sont magnifiques et semblent délicieuses .et quelle belle image !!bravo 🙂

    1. Merci Safia 🙂 Elles etaient drolement bonnes et y’en avait pour tous les gouts. Je te souhaite une bonne fin de week-end 🙂

  14. Belles crêpes! J’aime beaucoup la composition de la garniture, miam!

    1. Merci beaucoup Catherine 🙂 Elles etaient bonnes et vite englouties…

  15. Wow, Linda, don’t know what to say. You left me speechless. Gorgeous use of crepes, and the filling sounds divine! Yum! 🙂

    1. You’re so sweet Angie and thanks again for the party, I enjoy coming all the time. Have a delightful Sunday my dear 🙂

  16. milkandbun says:

    Love crepes! your way reminds me Russian :)but we often use savoury fillings.

    1. Thanks Mila 🙂 Sometimes I also use crepe as a savory or as a main dish (with shrimps and bechamel sauce), yummy 🙂

  17. Lisa says:

    How fantastic looking! These look magnificent! 🙂

    1. Thank you Lisa 🙂

  18. bitsofnice says:

    Oh my goodness this is amazing!

    1. Thank you so much 🙂

  19. thebrookcook says:

    I love your presentation so much- I can barely stand it! 🙂 When I have made stuffed crepes, I have folded them or rolled them. Yours look gorgeous! YUM 🙂

    1. Thank you 🙂 It’s easy and simple to tie even with a ribbon 🙂

  20. What a fabulous idea – love how you’ve bundled them up with all that chocolatey apple goodness inside! 🙂

    1. Thank you. It was good and just sweet enough 🙂

  21. Amazing recipe Linda. Have never seen crepes bundled up like that and the stuffing sounds so delicious too! The pictures are fabulous too!

    1. Thank you Indu 🙂 The crepes were so yummy.

  22. Isn’t this sinful? Gorgeous and delish looking :).

    1. Thank you Sonal 🙂

  23. Lori says:

    Wow! This looks so professional! Beautiful!

    1. Thank you so much Lori 🙂

  24. Thank you for your nice comment 🙂 They are easy to prepare (I’m a lazy mama). It’s neither too sweet nor too bitter with (orange marmalade, dark chocolate and apples), if you prefer more sweet, add a milk chocolate.

  25. Thank you Fae, you’re too nice. I’m sure I will love your crepes ( I love your cuisine anyway) and it’s a pleasure to share.

  26. Wow, these look so precious!! What a delicate work! 😉 I really love the photos too – thanks for sharing! Sylvia

    1. Thank you Sylvia 🙂 You’re welcome.

  27. Linda! How stunning.. words cannot describe how beautiful these are. Thank you for such a gorgeous recipe x

    1. Thank you Dimple and it’s a pleasure to share my recipes 🙂

  28. lovely little packets i’m sure it’s delicious yumyum

    1. Oh yes, it was yumyum 🙂 Have a great Sunday.

  29. Serena says:

    Such a nice idea to wrap up your crepes and present them like little parcels! I love The ingredients, healthy and yummy! 🙂

    1. Thank you Serena! Great way to make them more presentable and make them dinner-party-worthy 😉

      1. Serena says:

        Definitely is! 🙂

      2. Serena says:

        I am sure they taste delicious! I love the ingredients!Well done!!

  30. saucygander says:

    Oooh crepes with lemon and just a little bit of sugar, that brings back memories of our trip to Paris. Maybe we need another trip so I can have more of those crepes. Your crepe parcels look stunning, you must be a very skilled crepe maker! 🙂

    1. Saucy you are not the only one in need of a trip to Paris, and I am still not a skilled crepe, as my crepe flipping abilities are in need of some serious practice!

  31. Polina says:

    Elles sont superbes ces petites crêpes !

    1. Merci beaucoup Polina .

  32. nancyc says:

    What a pretty dessert!

  33. I saw this at Fiesta Friday. What a spectacular dish!

    1. Oh, thank you so much. It was very yummy 🙂

  34. polianthus says:

    what a beautiful dish – I am in awe, and I know that in a million years I would never manage to turn out something that neat and tidy and perfect looking. congrats – you may be a lazy mama, but for sure, my dear, you are also a patient one!

    1. Thank you for your nice comments 🙂

  35. How Lucky for you to have lived in Paris; a place I have always wanted to visit.

    These look stunning; I can’t imagine they are as easy as you say but perhaps I will give crepe making a try.

    1. Thank you 🙂 Yes, I was lucky to live in Paris with my parents, I love this city and I sincerely hope you will have the opportunity to visit Paris.

  36. Janine says:

    These are gorgeous!

    1. Thank you Janine 🙂

    1. Thank you Antonio 🙂

      1. You are very welcome, will stop by again on your blog. Have a great weekend !!

  37. smrfood says:

    I LOVE crêpes and anything having to do with French culture! These look great; if only I had a scale or the recipe was in US metric system.

    1. Thank you so much 🙂

  38. Shiran @ Pretty Simple Sweet says:

    These look so pretty! Love that idea 🙂

    1. Thank You Shiran 🙂 I love the idea too!

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