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Pale Ale Crepes with Lime Zest Whipped Cream

Image of Ale Crepes with Lime Zest Whipped Cream taken for the Beer Institute. Recipe was created by Chef Laurent Aubel.


  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup Pale Ale
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1½ cups flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • 4 Tbsp. melted butter
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 Tbsp. icing sugar
  • 1 lime zest
  • 1 lbs. mix berries


Batter:  In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, milk and beer. Gradually stir in flour, a pinch of salt, and melted butter until combined.

Using non-stick crepe or frying pan over medium heat. Lightly brush pan with butter and pour 1/3 cup of batter into the center of the pan, rotating until the batter covers the bottom of the pan. Cook crepe until golden brown on one side, approximately 1-2 minutes.  Using a spatula to loosen the sides, flip and cook for about 1 minutes.  Transfer to a plate.

Whipped cream:  In a medium mixing bowl, pour in heavy cream and icing sugar, whisk on medium to high speed until stiff peaks form. Add in the zest of one lime.

To assemble, take a crepe and fold in thirds.  Top with whipped cream and serve with mixed berries.