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red velvet crepes

Red Velvet Crepes with Bananas Foster Sauce

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
I first learned how to make crepes in culinary school. Since then I always use them for a quick dessert treat, these just plays on people love for red velvet everything.
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Red Velvet Crepes:

  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 oz. red dye
  • 1 ½ tablespoon plus ¼ cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • pinch salt
  • ¾ cup plus 1 tablespoon flour
  • 2 eggs

Cream Cheese Filling:

  • 8 oz. cream cheese room temperature
  • 1 stick unsalted butter melted
  • 1 lb. powder sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-4 tablespoons milk

Bananas Foster:

  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 3 bananas sliced
  • ¼ cup banana liqueur
  • ¼ cup dark rum
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon


  • In a bowl mix: milk, red dye, canola oil, sugar, nutmeg, salt, flour, eggs. Let sit for 15-20 minutes. Heat a 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Lightly coat with ¼ cup of canola oil. Pour access oil in heatproof bowl. Repeat process for each crepe. Using more oil when needed. Add 2 ounces batter and swirl to completely cover bottom of skillet. Cook until underside of crepe is golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes.
  • In a bowl beat cream cheese for 30 seconds add butter, sugar and vanilla. Beat until all ingredients are incorporated. Fill 1 crepe with 2 tablespoons and spread evenly over crepe. Roll crepe up like a cigar.
  • In a large skillet melt butter over medium heat, stir in brown sugar once melted. Stir in bananas, banana liqueur and dark rum. Take a stick lighter and flambé, (caution fire will ignite, you’re cooking the liquor out) add cinnamon, swirl and pour over each crepe.


Serving: 0g | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg