Delicious Chocolate Chip Crepes- Gluten-Free Recipe

Welcome to my recipe article, where healthy and delicious food is always on the menu. I’m excited to share with you my favorite gluten-free, dairy-free and organic recipe today – Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Crepes. When it comes to healthy eating, flavors and textures must never be compromised. That’s why I’ve put together this recipe that’s not only nutritious but also indulgent.

Crêpes are a French classic that requires no introduction. Traditionally made with butter, sugar, and wheat flour, they’re light and delicate in texture. However, our gluten-free version makes use of brown rice flour and a blend of gluten-free purpose flour for the same textural qualities. Made without any dairy or eggs, this recipe is entirely vegan-friendly. It’s a light dessert that you can enjoy without feeling heavy on your tummy.

In this recipe article, I’ll take you through step by step method to make chocolate chip crêpes that are free of gluten and dairy but full of flavor. But that’s not all – I’ll also share with you some variations you can try, pro tips on getting perfect results every time and suggestions on how you can serve it in multiple ways.

Now enough talk, let’s get whisking!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Crepes
Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Crepes

Do you have a sweet tooth but hesitate to indulge in your cravings due to dietary restrictions? Look no further, because this Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Crepes recipe is here to satisfy the chocolate lover in all of us.

Gluten-free and dairy-free, these light and crispy crepes are an excellent choice for people with dietary restrictions. The recipe requires simple ingredients that are easy to find at your local grocery store, and the preparation process is quick and painless. Plus, who can resist the deliciousness of chocolate chips melted inside warm crepes?

Not only is this recipe easy and delicious, but it’s also a fantastic option for a weekend brunch or weekday breakfast. Get creative and pair it with fresh fruits like strawberries or raspberries or add whipped cream for extra indulgence. These crepes are incredibly versatile – perfect for a quick dessert too!

Whether you’re gluten intolerant, allergic to dairy, or just looking to spice up your breakfast routine, these Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Crepes are a game-changer. Trust me; you’ll love them!

Ingredient List

 These gluten-free chocolate chip crepes are the perfect breakfast treat!
These gluten-free chocolate chip crepes are the perfect breakfast treat!

Here are the ingredients you’ll need to make these delicious gluten-free chocolate chip crepes:

Dry Ingredients:

  • 1 cup gluten-free flour blend (you can use a store-bought blend or make your own by mixing equal parts of brown rice flour, tapioca flour, and potato starch)
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup dairy-free chocolate chips

Wet Ingredients:

  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup non-dairy milk (such as almond milk or oat milk)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp melted butter (or non-dairy butter substitute)

Optional Toppings:

  • Maple syrup
  • Powdered sugar
  • Fresh fruit
  • Whipped cream (use a non-dairy whipped topping if necessary)

Make sure you have all the ingredients at hand before starting the recipe. Some of the “exotic” and not daily used ingredient can be easily found in health food stores, or online.

The Recipe How-To

 Fill them up with some fresh strawberries and a drizzle of honey for a sweet morning pick-me-up.
Fill them up with some fresh strawberries and a drizzle of honey for a sweet morning pick-me-up.

Now that we’ve covered the deliciousness and health benefits of these gluten-free chocolate chip crepes, it’s time to dive into how to make them yourself. Don’t worry, it’s an easy and straightforward process! With this recipe, you’ll be able to make 8-10 crepes – perfect for sharing with friends and family or meal prepping for the week.


Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 1 cup gluten-free flour blend
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk (dairy or non-dairy)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbsp melted butter


  1. Start by whisking together flour, cocoa powder, sugar, baking powder, and cinnamon in a large bowl.

  2. In a separate bowl, beat the eggs lightly and then add the milk, water, and melted butter. Mix until combined.

  3. Add the wet ingredients to the dry mixture gradually while whisking continuously to avoid lumps.

  4. Once all ingredients have been added, keep whisking until you form a smooth batter.

  5. Heat a non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add a little bit of butter or oil.

  6. Using 1/4 measuring cup scoop batter and pour it onto the heated pan in a small circle shape. If necessary tilt the pan slightly to swirl it around for an even cooking consistency.

  7. Sprinkle some chocolate chips over the surface of crepe batter during cooking if desired.

  8. Cook each side of the crepe for 1 to 2 minutes until both sides are golden browned.

  9. Remove from heat and place cooked chocolate crepes on plate.

  10. Repeat steps 6 through 9 until you’ve used up all the batter.

Serving Suggestions

Serve these gluten-free chocolate chip crepes with a dollop of whipped cream, drizzles of maple syrup or honey, fresh berries, and more chocolate chips on top. They’re also a great addition to any breakfast or brunch spread.

With this recipe’s simple how-to steps, you’ll have perfectly thin and fluffy gluten-free chocolate chip crepes in no time. They’re sure to impress your guests and satisfy any chocolate cravings you may have.

Substitutions and Variations

 The batter is dairy-free too, making it a great option for those with dietary restrictions.
The batter is dairy-free too, making it a great option for those with dietary restrictions.

Looking for ways to switch up this already delicious gluten-free chocolate chip crepes recipe? Fear not! I’ve got some fun substitution and variation ideas that will inspire you and satisfy your every craving.

Firstly, let’s talk flour. While the recipe calls for brown rice flour and gluten-free purpose flour, feel free to experiment with other types of flours as well. Almond flour or coconut flour can add a nutty flavor, while buckwheat flour can add a heartier texture. Keep in mind that different flours may require different quantities or ratios, so don’t be afraid to do a bit of research beforehand.

For dairy-free options, swap out regular milk for your favorite plant-based milk such as almond milk or oat milk. You can also replace butter with a vegan butter spread or coconut oil.

If you’re feeling adventurous and want to shake things up, try incorporating spices like cinnamon or ginger into the batter for added warmth and aroma. You could also switch out the chocolate chips for fresh fruit such as strawberries or bananas for a lighter, fruity twist.

Want to take things up a notch? Use this recipe as a base and create an epic crepe cake! Simply layer the crepes with whipped cream or frosting of your choice for a decadent dessert. Or try rolling them up with peanut butter and jelly for a fun lunchbox treat!

In conclusion, don’t be afraid to get creative with your gluten-free chocolate chip crepes. With so many possibilities and options available, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t experiment and make it your own!

Serving and Pairing

 These crepes are so delicious, you won't even notice they're gluten-free!
These crepes are so delicious, you won’t even notice they’re gluten-free!

Now that you’ve cooked up these irresistible gluten-free chocolate chip crepes, it’s time to serve them up and discover the perfect pairings. These crepes have a rich, chocolatey flavor and a soft texture that make them perfect for breakfast or dessert.

For breakfast, I suggest pairing them with fresh berries such as strawberries, blueberries, or raspberries. The tartness of the berries will balance out the sweetness of the crepes perfectly. Top it all off with a dollop of whipped cream or a drizzle of maple syrup to add some extra sweetness and creaminess.

If you’re serving these crepes for dessert, consider adding a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top. The coolness and creaminess of the ice cream will complement the warm chocolatey flavor of the crepes. You can also dust some powdered sugar on top or drizzle caramel sauce for an added indulgence.

Another great pairing for these crepes is a cup of hot chocolate or coffee. The flavors will match perfectly, and the warmth of the drink will make these crepes even more cozy and comforting.

Lastly, you can get creative with your pairings by incorporating other ingredients you love. You could add sliced bananas inside the crepes for added texture and sweetness or even try spreading peanut butter on top. The possibilities are endless!

No matter how you choose to serve your gluten-free chocolate chip crepes, one thing is for sure – they will be a hit at any mealtime!

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 Sprinkle on some powdered sugar for a classic touch, or get creative with your toppings.
Sprinkle on some powdered sugar for a classic touch, or get creative with your toppings.

These gluten-free chocolate chip crepes are a perfect option for meal prep enthusiasts, as they can be made in advance and stored in the refrigerator or freezer for later use. To store these crepes, simply let them cool completely and transfer them to an airtight container before placing them in the fridge for up to 3 days or in the freezer for up to 1 month.

When ready to reheat, gently warm the crepes in a non-stick pan over medium heat. You can also reheat them in the microwave by stacking the crepes with a damp paper towel between each layer and heating them for 15-20 seconds.

To create a make-ahead breakfast option, you can assemble these crepes into a delicious crepe cake by layering them with whipped cream, berries, or other desired fillings. This will keep perfectly in the refrigerator for up to two days until ready to serve.

These gluten-free chocolate chip crepes are both versatile and flexible; you can batch cook them and adapt them into several variations such as savory crepes, sweet fruit-packed crepes, and vegan crepes. Regardless of how you personalize your recipe, these easy gluten-free treats ensure that you won’t ever miss out on enjoying delicious and comforting meals!

Tips for Perfect Results

 These crepes are also great for dessert! Try filling them with some warm Nutella and sliced bananas.
These crepes are also great for dessert! Try filling them with some warm Nutella and sliced bananas.

Now that you have all the ingredients and the recipe for these delicious gluten-free chocolate chip crepes, let me share some tips to help you make them perfect every time.

First and foremost, never rush the preparation. Always take your time to mix the ingredients well and create a smooth batter. It will help you achieve a perfect texture for your crepes.

To avoid lumpy batter, I suggest you sift the flour before mixing it with the wet ingredients. A smooth batter is essential to get thin and evenly cooked crepes.

Another tip that seems obvious but is often overlooked is to keep your heat low. Overheating your pan can lead to burnt or undercooked crepes, so make sure to maintain a consistent temperature throughout the cooking process.

Moreover, try not to overfill your crepes with too many chocolate chips as they might melt and ruin the texture of your dish. Instead, try sprinkling fewer chips over each crepe and enjoy their bursts of chocolate flavor in each bite.

Lastly, if you are making these crepes for a special occasion or want to serve them perfectly on your breakfast table, I recommend rehearsing them beforehand. You can prepare one or two test crepes before starting with the actual ones so you can find the right sweetness level or adjust the consistency of the batter.

By following these simple tips, you’ll be able to make consistently delicious gluten-free chocolate chip crepes with ease!


Now, let’s move on to the frequently asked questions about this gluten-free chocolate chip crepes recipe. I understand that many of you may have concerns or inquiries about certain aspects of the recipe. So, in this section, I will try to answer some of the most common questions that you might have. Hopefully, this will help you overcome any hesitation and allow you to confidently make these delicious gluten-free crepes.

What is the secret to great crepes?

One crucial step to keep in mind is to chill the batter for a minimum of one hour. An agitation of wheat flour and water creates gluten, a complex network of two proteins. For optimal results, use a stainless steel pan with a heavy bottom. Start by gradually heating up the pan to the desired level. It’s better to over-butter the first crêpe to prevent it from getting stuck to the pan. Be patient and wait until it’s the perfect time to flip the crêpe. Resist the urge to flip it too soon.

What makes crepes rubbery?

Rubbery crepes can stem from either an excessive amount of gluten or cooking them at a slow pace.

Is butter or oil better for crepes?

Making perfect crepes comes down to a few key steps. Although butter is typically used to cook crepes, it has a tendency to burn easily which can result in a bitter taste. To avoid this complication, I suggest using a neutral cooking oil like canola or grapeseed to coat the pan.

How to make a chocolate crepe?

Assemble the flour, cocoa powder, sugar, and salt in a sizeable mixing bowl. Using a whisk, blend everything together.
While whisking, add a small quantity of milk (approximately ½ cup) to the mixture and mix well until the batter becomes velvety.
Next, introduce the eggs, melted butter, and vanilla into the mixture, and whisk until it becomes evenly fused.
Afterwards, set aside the chocolate crepe batter to rest for no less than a quarter of an hour.

Bottom Line

In conclusion, these gluten-free chocolate chip crepes are an absolute delight that you shouldn’t miss out on. It’s a recipe that’s easy to make and customize according to your preference, dietary needs, or creativity. With great versatility, it can be enjoyed as breakfast or dessert, and both kids and adults will love it.

The combination of smooth batter, melted butter, vanilla extract, cinnamon, cocoa powder, chocolate chips, and a touch of sweetness from sugar is just too good to resist. Plus, it’s versatile, and you can substitute or play with the ingredients to suit your taste buds.

Above all else, these gluten-free crepes are a healthy option as they don’t contain any gluten or dairy. They offer nutritious benefits while satisfying your cravings for sweets.

So, don’t hesitate to try this recipe out yourself! You’ll love how easy it is to make and how delicious the result tastes. Whip up some crepes for breakfast tomorrow and watch as your family and friends’ faces light up with joy. Trust me; they won’t forget this delightful experience anytime soon!

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Crepes

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Crepes Recipe

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Prep Time 7 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Gluten-free
Servings 5 crepes
Calories 737.7 kcal


  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk or 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup brown rice flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate chips


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 tablespoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup butter (thawed)


  • CREPE:
  • Combine all ingredients into a large bowl, and mix. Once mixed, butter a small frying pan and let heat for 2 minutes. Then spoon mixture in just to cover bottom of pan. Flip when edges get brown and badder no longer looks wet. Continue to do this until the batter runs out.
  • Combine butter, cinnamon, and sugar into small bowl until completely blended, and at a creamy like texture. You can now spread mixture onto crepes for a delicious and satisfying taste.

Add Your Own Notes


Serving: 156gCalories: 737.7kcalCarbohydrates: 97.2gProtein: 8.3gFat: 37.5gSaturated Fat: 22.4gCholesterol: 149mgSodium: 320.3mgFiber: 8.5gSugar: 46.4g
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