Lemon-Scented Crepes with Honeyed Fruit

Whipping cottage cheese with a little honey makes a subtly sweet, fluffy topping that's great with these crepes. Another time, serve the topping on a fresh fruit combo or strawberry-topped angel cake.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs 50 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 20 mins
6 servings


  • ¾ cup fat-free milk

  • ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 egg or 1/4 cup refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed

  • 1 tablespoon sugar (see Tips)

  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted

  • 2 teaspoons finely shredded lemon peel

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla

  • 4 ripe, yet firm, nectarines (about 1 1/2 pounds total), sliced or chopped

  • ¾ cup fresh blueberries

  • 3 tablespoons honey

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1 cup low-fat cottage cheese

  • Nonstick cooking spray


  1. For crepe batter, in a blender or food processor combine milk, flour, egg, sugar, melted butter, lemon peel and vanilla. Cover and blend or process until smooth and the consistency of whipping cream, scraping sides of the blender or food processor as needed. Transfer batter to a bowl; cover and chill for 1 to 24 hours.

  2. In a large bowl combine nectarines, blueberries, 2 tablespoons of the honey and the lemon juice. Let stand at room temperature 45 to 60 minutes before serving.

  3. In a blender or food processor combine cottage cheese and the remaining 1 tablespoon honey. Cover and blend or process about 1 minute or until very smooth. Cover and chill until ready to serve.

  4. For crepes, lightly coat an 8-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat skillet over medium-high heat. Pour about 2 tablespoons of the crepe batter into skillet, quickly tilting skillet to coat bottom. Cook 30 to 60 seconds or until lightly browned around edges and on bottom. Using a rubber spatula, loosen crepe; carefully flip crepe over and cook on the other side 10 to 15 seconds. Transfer crepe to a sheet of waxed paper. Repeat with the remaining crepe batter to make 12 crepes total (see Tip).

  5. To assemble, arrange about 1/3 cup of the fruit mixture across the center of each crepe; fold each crepe to enclose fruit mixture. Arrange two filled crepes on each of six serving plates. Serve with whipped cottage cheese mixture.


Tips: If using a sugar substitute, choose from Splenda(R) Granular, Sweet'N Low(R) bulk or packets, or Truvia(R) Spoonable or packets. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 1 tablespoon sugar. Nutrition per serving with substitute, same as below, except: 190 calories, 32 g carbohydrate, 21 g total sugar.

Stack finished crepes between sheets of waxed paper to keep them from sticking together. The crepes may be made ahead, cooled, packaged in a heavy freezer bag and frozen up to 3 months; thaw them at room temperature or in the refrigerator before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

214 Calories
6g Fat
34g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 214
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 23g
Protein 9g 18%
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 48mg 16%
Sodium 206mg 9%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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