Dessert Crepes

Once you get the hang of preparing the perfect crêpe (follow our foolproof method from Jacques Pépin), there's a limitless list of toppings and fillings to try. You could make a classic crêpe suzette—a dramatic, flaming dish flavored with oranges and butter. Or opt for something a little more creative, such as this recipe for crêpes with strawberries and muscat-yogurt sauce. Food & Wine has plenty of recipe ideas for delicious crêpes.

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Crêpes Suzette

While restaurants traditionally make the buttery, orange-flavored sauce for this famous dessert tableside from start to finish, Pépin finds it easier to prepare largely in advance when entertaining. He flambés the liquor in front of his dinner guests and pours it over the platter of crêpes while still flaming.Recipes from Essential Pépin by Jacques Pépin. Copyright © 2011 by Jacques Pépin. Reproduced by permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved. More Desserts from Jacques Pépin