Vanilla Pastry Crepe Cake Recipe Video


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time1 Hr 0 Min
Ready In1 Hr 10 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings8
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Flour1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Sugar2 Tablespoon
 Salt1 Pinch
 Milk1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Egg yolks2
 Butter2 Tablespoon
 Vanilla extract1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Heavy cream1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Dark chocolate6 Ounce

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 411 Calories from Fat 241

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.7%

Saturated Fat 15 g75.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 285 mg

Sodium 123.6 mg5.2%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.6%

Sugars 16 g

Protein 10 g20.6%

Vitamin A 16.8% Vitamin C 0.3%

Calcium 9.5% Iron 18.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Making the Crepes:
1. In a pan, bring milk to a boil.
2. In a bowl, mix flour, sugar and salt.
3. In another bowl, crack eggs and beat it well.
4. Once milk is boiling, add butter and vanilla extract. Stir it well.
5. Add flour and milk to the eggs and whisk it well.
6. Heat a non-stick pan over medium heat.
7. Pour the batter and spread it over the pan. Cook it on both sides.

Making the Vanilla Pastry Cream:
8. In a pan, heat milk till it is just below the boiling point.
9. Mix egg yolks and sugar till you get a smooth texture.
10. Add flour little by little until well blended.
11. Pour half a cup of hot milk into the mixture. Leave some hot milk in the pan. Put the mixture back into the milk in the pan and whisk constantly.
12. Heat the pan and let the mixture come to a boiling point. Make sure you whisk constantly.
13. Remove pan from flame and whisk in butter and vanilla extract.
14. Press a piece of plastic wrap directly on the surface of the pastry cream to avoid from creating a crust.
15. Place it in the refrigerator till it is completely cold.

Making the Chocolate Ganache:
16. In a pan, heat the heavy cream to a boiling point.
17. If using a chocolate bar, chop it into small pieces.
18. Pour hot cream over the chocolate and let it sit for a few minutes.
19. Mix cream and chocolate.
20. Cool the chocolate mixture in the fridge until it becomes thick.
Assemble the cake
21. Layer the crepe with pastry cream and nutrella and similarly add layers of crepe, cream and Nutrella.
22. Top it with Ganache.
23. Place the cake in the fridge for a few hours before serving.
24. Decorate cake with shaped chocolate and powdered sugar.

Editors Review

If you want to enjoy the cooking process and have enough time on hand, try this Vanilla Pastry Crepe Cake. The elaborate cooking process of this dish ensures that you get mouthwatering results in the end. This cake can be prepared in four steps - making crepes, making pastry cream, making chocolate ganache and assembling the cake.