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Crepe Day

Celebrate Crepe Day with delicious sweet and savory crepes - the perfect indulgence for any time of day!
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February 2
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Get ready to celebrate Crepe Day on February 2 with friends, family and of course, crepes! This special day was created as a way to honor the traditional French dish that has been around since the 1300s. Whether you enjoy them savory or sweet, crepes are perfect for any occasion and always bring a smile to everyone's face.

History of Crepe Day

Crepe Day Dates

Crepe Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1300s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Origin of Crepes</div><div class='timeline-text'>The crepe, a thin pancake, originated in Brittany, France, in the 1300s.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1700s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Crepes Across France</div><div class='timeline-text'>By the 1700s, crepes had spread across France and were commonly sold by street vendors as a quick meal.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1900s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Global Introduction</div><div class='timeline-text'>In the early 1900s, French settlers brought crepes to other parts of the world, where they quickly became popular.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1960</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Establishment of Crepe Restaurants</div><div class='timeline-text'>The first creperies, restaurants specifically dedicated to serving crepes, were established in the United States and other parts of the world.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1987</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Creation of Crepe Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>Crepe Day was officially recognized to honor this versatile dish.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>Present</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Global Crepe Celebrations</div><div class='timeline-text'>Crepe Day is now celebrated annually on February 2, with individuals worldwide making and enjoying crepes in their homes or at special events.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate Crepe Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Make your own crepes</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Making crepes is surprisingly easy and fun, all you need is a blender, flour, eggs, milk, butter and sea salt.  Once you have the batter made, cook them up in a hot pan and enjoy.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Go out for crepes</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Find your favorite creperie and go try some of the most delicious savory or sweet crepes they have to offer.  There are so many amazing combinations to choose from.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Throw a crepe party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite your friends over and celebrate Crepe Day together! Have everyone bring their favorite ingredients, sweet or savory, and make some amazing creations.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Take a crepe making class</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Find a local culinary school and sign up for a Crepe making course.  Learn about the different types of crepes, how to make them properly and get creative with your fillings.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Host a crepe eating contest</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather your friends at home or at the park and see who can eat the most crepes in three minutes! Make sure to have plenty of napkins on hand!</p></div></div>

Why We Love Crepe Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Crepes are delicious</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Crepes are a universally loved food because of their sweet, delicate flavor. Whether they're filled with jam and cream, or savory with melted cheese and ham, crepes offer a delicious treat that can be enjoyed by everyone.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Crepes are easy to make</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>With just a few ingredients and basic kitchen tools, anyone can make crepes at home in no time. All you need to do is combine the wet ingredients, mix together the dry ingredients, pour the batter onto a hot skillet, and let your crepe cook until it's golden brown.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Crepes can be customized</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>The beauty of crepes is that you can fill them with whatever you want! Want a savory dish? Fill it with some melted cheese and spinach. Craving something sweet? Load up your crepe with chocolate chips and bananas for a delicious dessert. The possibilities are endless!</p></div></div>

5 Tasty Facts for Crepe Day

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>1</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>The day of crepes is also known as La Chandeleur</h3><p class='facts-content'>In France, crepe day is celebrated as La Chandeleur, a holiday that has roots in both pagan and Christian traditions and is celebrated 40 days after Christmas on February 2nd."</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>2</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Crepes originate from the Brittany region of France</h3><p class='facts-content'>Crepes were originally made as a simple and cost-effective way for Breton farmers to use up extra buckwheat crop.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>3</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>There’s a tradition associated with the making of the crepes</h3><p class='facts-content'>It’s customary in France to hold a coin in your writing hand and a crepe pan in the other, and flip the crepe into the air. If you manage to catch the crepe in the pan, your family will be prosperous for the rest of the year.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>4</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Crepes are enjoyed with a variety of fillings</h3><p class='facts-content'>Sweet crepes can be served with sugar, Nutella, fruit, jam, or even ice cream. Savory versions called galettes can be filled with ham, cheese, eggs, and more.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>5</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>There's a World Record for crepe making</h3><p class='facts-content'>The world record for the most crepes made in an hour by an individual is held by Eric Vannier from France who made 1,076 crepes.</p></div></div>

Crepe Day FAQs

When is Crepe Day?

Crepe Day is celebrated on February 2 every year. In 2024 Crepe Day will occur on a Friday.

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