Strawberry Crêpes

Because you can make both the crepes and the filling a day ahead, this “fancy” dessert is deliciously stress-free. Use the best ripe berries you can find—fresh from the farmer’s market is ideal.


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1 cup water
3/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
4 cups sliced strawberries
1 recipe basic dessert crêpes
~ whipped cream
~ fresh mint sprigs for decoration.
      1. Combine the water, sugar and lemon juice in a spacious bowl.
      2. Add the strawberries and toss to coat.
      3. Cover with plastic and place in the refrigerator to macerate for 6–8 hours or overnight.
      4. When ready to assemble, fill each crêpe with a dollop of whipped cream and a small amount of fruit; fold into thirds.
      5. Place on individual dessert plates and top with more cream and berries.
      6. Garnish with mint and serve immediately.


Preparation Time: 
approximately 10 minutes with pre-made macerated strawberries and crêpes.