Why are crepes called Suzette

Crêpes Suzette

The recipe Crepes Suzette are crepes that are tossed in caramelized sugar and orange juice and flambéed.

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Ingredients for 4 servings

Ingredients sauce for flambé

1Tbsp Lemon juice
0.125l orange juice
3cl Orange liqueur
4cl Brandy


25 min. Total time 15 min. Preparation time 10 min. Cooking & resting time


  1. For the perfect Crêpes Suzette First mix all the ingredients together well and let the dough steep a little. Now bake the crepes very thinly in a coated pan.
  2. Melt the sugar in a non-stick pan until it is caramelized. Add the butter, stir with a wooden spoon until the butter foams. Deglaze with lemon juice and orange juice. Reduce the sauce a little. Then insert the fine crepes.
  3. Warm up brandy and liqueur, then light and wait until the flame has gone out (= flambé). Then pour over the crepes.

Tips on the recipe

You can fill them with butter and sugar (as in France) or with jam or chocolate cream.

Crepes Suzette can also be made in a crepes maker.