Say hello to my delicious low carb crepes recipe : those almond flour crepes are thin, light and crispy made with only 4 ingredients and NO dairy at all !
Yes, it is a crepe recipe without milk, a gluten free crepes recipe perfect for dessert or breakfast.
Gluten free crepes with almond flour
Almond flour crepes are delicious, thin low carb crepes that are also gluten free. An amazing sweet crepe recipe for breakfast or dessert which is much healthier than the authentic french crepes recipe . This crepe recipe is one of the best keto recipes using almond flour. Plus, all you need to make those easy low carb crepes are 4 ingredients :
Almond flour – also known as almond meal or ground almonds
Vanilla – vanilla essence or vanilla paste, check the ingredients list some contains sugar!
Ground cinnamon – optional but super tasty
Almond flour pancakes versus almond flour crepes
There is many confusion between crepes and pancakes so let me help you understand the difference between both. First, the texture a crepe recipe batter is always thinner, more liquid in order to create large, thin and crispy crepes. Secondly, crepes can be eaten with savory or sweet fillings while pancakes are mostly eaten sweet. Finally, crepes are originally from France while pancakes are have been eaten first by Roman and Greek. So if you like thick crepes, use my almond flour pancake recipe otherwise keep reading for a tasty thin almond flour crepe.
Low carb crepes filling ideas
There is many ways to appreciate those almond flour crepes. You can either add a sweet filling or a savory filling.
The best low carb sweet crepes fillings are:
Sugar-free crystal sweetener – the easiest and most delicious crepe is filled with sugar free crystal sweetener – I recommend Monk fruit crystal sweetener and a dash of cinnamon or lemon juice
Whipped coconut cream and berries
Sugar-free maple syrup – I am using Monk fruit syrup as it has no carbs, no sugar and it is natural
Sugar free hazelnut spread– my chocolate hazelnut spread recipe is 100% sugar free and keto friendly. It is absolutely amazing in those crepes for breakfast
Yogurt, berries, drizzle of nut butter and sliced almonds – I don’t eat dairy so I used dairy free coconut yogurt. You can also use greek yogurt if you can eat dairy
Sugar free chia seed jam
How to cook your keto crepes ?
Those almond flour crepes are very simple to make so don’t be afraid to try this recipe even if you are not a chef! It is a NO FAIL recipe for sure. Whatever you have a crepe pan or not, if your pan is hot enough the batter will spread evenly and cook beautifully. Only 2-3 minutes on both sides and they are ready to eat. You will love the delicious crispiness of the borders. The texture is light,crispy and perfect to make a dessert or a sweet breakfast.
Those Almond Flour Crepes contains only 3.8 g net carbs per crepes. Easy 4 ingredients recipes with eggs, almond flour, coconut oil and cinnamon. Best Low carb dairy free crepes. Gluten free, paleo and sugar free too. Those almond flour crepes are crispy, light and a delicious low carb breakfast crepes.
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In a medium bowl whisk the eggs, ground almond, vanilla extract, ground cinnamon and sugar-free crystal sweetener of your choice. Whisk until all the ingredients are perfectly combined and no lumps forms. Set aside.
Scoop the crepe batter into the frying pan and tilt the pan with a circular motion to ensure that the batter coats the surface evenly. The thickness of the crepes will depend on how much batter you use for each. Usually 1/4 cup is what you need to make a 10 inches (26 cm) crepe.
Cook the crepe until the sides start to crisp up and lift off easily from the frying pan. It should take about 2 minutes each, over medium heat.
Loosen with a spatula and flip over to cook the other side. Both sides should be lightly brown, and the crepes should be crispy on the sides and softer in the middle.
Repeat for the next crepes.
To serve fill each crepes with the whipped coconut cream, fold in a triangle and top with the fruits of your choice fresh berries, spicy plum jam etc.
Storage: The crepes, unfilled can be stored in a fridge, on a plate. Make sure you cover the plate with plastic wrap to avoid the crepes to dry out. Can be store up to 3 days. Rewarm on a crepe pan and fill with filling of your choice.Low carb sweet filling ideas: whipped coconut cream sweetened with stevia, berries, sugar free jam, yogurt, sugar free melted chocolate, desiccated coconut, unsweetened cocoa powder, nut butter (almond, cashew, peanut), seed butter or even coconut butter.Savory filling: those crepes makes a delicious savory meal as well. Simply don't add the vanilla and cinnamon in the batter, add 1/4 teaspoon salt instead. After you cook the almond flour crepes, bring back to the pan, add a handful of grated cheese, some ham/bacon, grilled vegetables, fold the crepes in half and return to eat in the pan for few minutes until the cheese is melted. Favorite combo are cheddar + bacon + fried onion or cream cheese, spinach and ham.Crepes pan: I used a 9 inches Tefal crepe pan with non stick coating.Net carbs per crepes, no filling (Carbs take away fiber): 3.8 g