If there’s a sexier sound on this planet than the person you’re in love with cooing over the crepes you made for him, I don’t know what it is.
– Julie Powell
Forget the pancakes! They have no subtlety, they’re just big bready flops of dough on the pan, and crepe that needs to go on a diet. Crepe Day encourages you to put your pancakes on a diet and enjoy the absolute delicious bit of airy breakfast, lunch, or dinner that is the Crepe. There’s so many ways to prepare them, and now you have an excuse!
History of Crepe Day
Crepes are a form of pancake, so perhaps we were being a little less than fair with our opening volley, but they’re everything a pancake wants to be and isn’t! Pancakes always leave you with a heavy full feeling that can leave you weary, not the crepe! A crepe is a light bit of flavor wrapped around an amazing filling. That’s the magic of crepes, they can be anything!
Have a hankering for a fruity breakfast? Put some peaches on your crepes and add a bit of crème, roll them up, and voila, it’s delicious! What’s that? You want a savory dinner? No problem, there’s nothing like a rich beef and mushroom filed crepe drizzled with gravy to round out the day. Snack time? Peanut Butter and Jelly on the cold leftover crepes from this morning.
That’s right, crepes can be anything, anything at all! Our personal favorite? Fresh chocolate Chip crepes filled with frozen vanilla yogurt and drizzled with caramel sauce. We told you, crepes can be anything! “What about cake?” I hear you say… Oh ye of little faith. Take a rich vanilla filling, and lay down a crepe, paint it with the filling, put on another crepe, another layer of filling, and just keep going until you have the equivalent of a Dagwood sandwich, packed with goodness and towering to the sky!
How to celebrate Crepe Day
Celebrating crepe day is as simple as eating a delicious crepe! What other encouragement do you need? We’ve already outlined a list of amazing ideas, and the list doesn’t stop there! Pumpkin Spice crepe? Done. Apple cinnamon crepes for breakfast filled with sliced apples in a cinnamon sauce and drizzled with caramel? Who wouldn’t love that? How about you fill them with crème and then top them with cherry pie filling? Ohhh yes… Get in that kitchen and let your imagination run wild!