Turtles Crepes
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Turtle Crepes with Custard Cream

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Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate chip, custard
Method: Stove Top
Skill Level: Advanced
Servings: 9 crepes
Calories: 240kcal
Author: Marilyn


For making crepe:

  • 3 1/2 tbsp. flour
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3/4 th cup Milk
  • pinch Salt
  • 1/2 tbsp melted Butter

Custard Cream filling :

  • 4 Egg yolk
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1/4 tbsp vanilla
  • 1/3 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup whole Milk
  • 3/4 cup whipping Cream
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Sugar for Cream


  • caramel syrup
  • chocolate syrup
  • 3/4 cup of chocolate chips
  • whipped cream
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • sliced strawberries



  • Mix the eggs together with the sugar, vanilla essence and salt in a large bowl. Add the sifted flour.
  • Mix until smooth, without lumps.
  • Add the milk little by little and melted butter and then mix well.
  • Heat the pan over a moderate heat until it is very hot. Brush with little butter.
  • Pour a ladle full of batter. Tilt and rotate the pan so that the bottom is completely covered with a thin layer of batter.
  • Once it is cooked flip it over to other side till it is set and browned.
  • Proceed making with the remaining batter. About 9 crepes.
  • Put crepes in fridge for few minutes.

Custard cream filling :

  • In a bowl whisk yolks and sugar. Add the vanilla and flour. Whisk again.
  • Simmer the whole milk. Now add half of the milk to egg mixture, whisk again for about a minute.
  • Stir the egg milk mixture back to the boiling milk and stir them until it thickens.
  • Remove from heat, transfer to bowl.
  • Cover with cling wrap and refrigerator until cool.
  • Once cool, whip the cream until stiff peaks are formed by adding sugar to it.
  • Whisk the cooled custard and fold in to the whipped cream and gently mix.

Assemble the crepes:

  • Place the crepe in a plate , add the custard, 2 tbsp of custard cream and gently roll.
  • Add a drizzle of chocolate, a drizzle of caramel sauce, chocolate chips and pecans to each crepe.
  • Add sprinkle in a handful of sliced crepes
  • Just prior to serving add a dollop of whipped cream!



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Serving: 1g | Calories: 240kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 100mg | Sodium: 140mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg