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10 apple cinnamon crepes drizzled with homemade caramel sauce
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Apple Cinnamon Crepes

These apple crepes with cinnamon are simply perfect for the holiday season but can be enjoyed all year round. The recipe is vegan, gluten-free, and easy to make. They taste best with a homemade caramel sauce.
Course Dessert
Cuisine French
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 10 crepes

Ingredients

Dry ingredients:

Wet ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups (360 ml) plant-based milk I used canned lite coconut milk (*see notes)
  • 1 small (80 g) banana (*see notes)
  • 1/2 tbsp lemon juice or lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • oil for frying

Apple Filling

Instructions

  • To make the crepes simply put all dry ingredients into a bowl and stir with a whisk.
  • Process all wet ingredients (except the oil) in a food processor or blender.
  • Pour the wet ingredients into the bowl of dry ingredients and stir with a whisk to combine.
  • Let the batter rest for a few minutes. Heat a little oil in a small/medium-sized non-stick skillet over medium heat.
  • Pour 1/4 cup of the batter into the skillet, and spread it with the back of a ladle. Cook for about 2-4 minutes or until you can easily lift a side of the crepe (don't try to flip the crepe too early). After you flipped the crepe, cook for a further 1-2 minutes.
    Note: After a while, the batter will get thicker, so you might need to add more milk. I typically add up to 50 ml in addition once the batter thickens. Continue until you have no batter left.
  • For the apple filling, simply add all ingredients to a skillet or saucepan and stir (without heat). Then turn on the heat and bring the mixture to a boil. Let simmer for a few minutes over low/medium heat.
  • Place a few tsp of filling onto each crepe, roll it up and serve with a drizzle of caramel sauce (see recipe below in the notes). Enjoy!

Notes

Video Of The Recipe

 
  • Oats: You can use regular oats or gluten-free oats. To make oat flour, simply process the oats in a blender or in an electric coffee/spice grinder.
  • Rice flour: Instead of rice flour, you should be able to use buckwheat flour, quinoa flour, or even all-purpose flour (if not gluten-free). Do not use coconut flour though as it's very absorbent. Almond flour probably won't work either, but I never tried it.
  • Cornstarch: Arrowroot flour should be fine too.
  • Banana: You can use 80 g of applesauce instead of banana.
  • Milk: If you use boxed almond milk, oat milk, or any other dairy-free milk that is low-fat, I would suggest adding 3 tbsp oil to the batter, otherwise, the crepes might stick to the pan.
  • Use two pans to speed up the cooking process.
  • Stack the cooked crepes and cover them with a kitchen towel to keep them warm and prevent them from drying out.
  • Watch the video above for easy visual instructions.
 
Caramel sauce:
  • 3 tbsp coconut sugar or brown sugar (30 g)
  • 2 tbsp water (20 g)
  • 2 tbsp smooth peanut butter or sunflower seed butter (30 g)
 
  1. Add peanut butter to a small bowl.
  2. Heat water and sugar in a pan and bring to a boil.
  3. Pour the sugar mixture over the nut butter and mix with a whisk
Nutrition Facts
Apple Cinnamon Crepes
Amount per Serving
Calories
144
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
2
g
3
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
5
%
Carbohydrates
 
31
g
10
%
Fiber
 
3
g
12
%
Sugar
 
11
g
12
%
Protein
 
2
g
4
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.