decadent gluten free crêpes

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“Paris is always a good idea.” -Audrey Hepburn

I am one of those girls that was always a bit obsessed with all things parisian– I even had a giant eiffel tower poster in my dorm room that finally tore completely apart and got thrown out my second year of grad school. When I finally had the chance to go I was ecstatic and then got over it a bit and became a bit of a europhile . . . and then I went back. And came back with a bigger crush than ever! I’m not sure if it was the museums, or the books, or the cafés . . . it was probably the cafés. And the magical air! And the chance to scratch the surface of the Paris’s nooks and crannies with friends.

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Yes, admit it. You are crushing on Paris too:) One of my favorite memories of this last visit was a chance to catch up with a dear friend who has been living there since we graduated from undergrad. We shared a savory crepe along with sweet fellowship and memories.

I have attempted GF crepes many times with varying results, but today I think I hit upon the best! My friend recently sent me a picture of the new GF flour Trader Joe’s just came out with:

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It is a win! I liked it better than the Bob’s Mill all-purpose I’ve been using (sorry bob, I still love you:). The ingredients are: whole grain brown rice flour, potato starch, rice flour, and tapioca flour (no, I am not one of those clever people that mix up their own GF flour lol).

The crepes were super simple and made four small ones:

1/4 cup flour

1/4 cup almond milk (I didn’t use egg white, so I added a little extra milk– the batter should be pretty thin)

1 egg

1 tsp. sugar

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The happiest part about crepes is that anything can go into them. The other day I put apples and chicken in one and believe it or not, it was delicious. This one has strawberry jam, fresh strawberries, and semi-sweet chocolates– I paired it with French press coffee and jazz– oh, la la!

~Sarah

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4 thoughts on “decadent gluten free crêpes

  1. Katie Crook says:

    Oh, Sarah, I love love LOVE this blog idea! Paris and I are so missing you right now. Your visit was one of the highlights of that summer. And I AM trying these GF crepes one day…did I mention to you that my fiancé Scott has a gluten allergy? It’s the GF baking/cooking challenge. Bring it…:)

    • Sarah says:

      Yay! I don’t think you told me that– that is so sad in Europe! You should blog about all your experiences (or maybe they could even fill a book:). Love you and miss you– we need to skype soon!

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