“Crepe” Cakes – How Cool Looking Is That?!?!


I told myself that I wasn’t going to make any sweets this weekend. Not that I don’t crave them daily. I just thought I’d spend the time cleaning instead of making another mess. Well, that went out the window as soon as I looked through my June/July issue of Taste of Home Magazine. They had a Red Velvet Crepe Cake that looked so cool. I just had to see if I could make it.

I’m not much of a Red Velvet cake person (sorry.) So I used what I had. A white cake mix and milk chocolate frosting. How easy is that!

  • Make the cake mix according to the package.
  • Heat a lightly greased skillet over medium heat.
  • Add 1/4 cup of cake batter into skillet.
  • Lift and tilt pan to coat the bottom of the pan.
  • Cook until top appears dry, turn and cook another 15 – 20 seconds.
  • Cool on a wire rack.
  • Repeat with the remaining batter.
  • Now frost a Cake “crepe” and add another cake “crepe” and repeat. You can make it as tall as you would like.

Pretty cool looking, don’t you think?


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Comments

  1. This is one fabulous cake! It looks like something out of a very fancy pastry shop. You do have very special amazing little helpers.

  2. this looks delicious 🙂

    Jackie
    http://jaclyndesigns.blogspot.com/

  3. loving it.Hi there.Love to peep into your kitchen…

  4. LOVE IT!!!

  5. OH how fun… and that was so cool how you made the cake… what great information… I can think of alot of great frostings and ideas.. thanks for showing me this! Wahoo one for me!
    I hope you had a wonderful Memorial Day Weekend!
    Take care!

  6. Cool! Thanks for sharing!!

  7. That is such a neat idea to use cake mix to make the crepes. Your finished cake looks so awesome that I almost feel inspired to try a crepe cake as well.

  8. so fun…great idea!

  9. What fun! This sounds like a great project to work on with the kids… 🙂 Thanks for sharing, Erin!

  10. Love it! Love that the kids can join in too.
    mickey

  11. oh my gosh, this is wonderful! what a great idea!! thanks so much!

  12. As usual a home run with my critters! I have come to enjoy each and every visit to your site [tho admittedly it wreaks havoc with my weight watchers plan when I am tempted by the treat]. You have such variety of choices on your site that I was delighted to name you for an award on my blog last Saturday. I see now, that you were given a different version of the award previously, but I hope that nonetheless you will stop by my blog and pick up the new icon and add it to you site and share it. If actresses can earn two Oscars, why can’t bloggers get to VBs??? I hope new people find you each and every day and enjoy you as I have!
    Gail Underwood Parker
    http://www.upbeatsanddownbeats.blogspot.com

  13. Oops… of course I meant TWO not to VBs! [Versatile Blogger]
    Gail
    http://www.upbeatsanddownbeats.blogspot.com

  14. TOTALLY cool looking! Thanks for sharing! 😀

  15. I want to send you an email, but I can’t find your address. Can you email me, please : )
    Heather localfunforkids at gmail dot com

  16. This is so cool! Crepe Cakes are all the rage in Charleston!! Stopping by from “This chick cooked”!

  17. I love that this is from a cake mix package! Makes things so easy. Loving all the layers!!

  18. WOW…very cool cake!!! I know my family would love this…great frosting to cake ratio 🙂

  19. Oh, wow! That’s a really neat idea. I’ve seen mille crepe cakes before, but this is really a CAKE. Yum.

  20. That looks like a mouth watering cake. My brother’s favorite cake is red velvet,so I bet he’d love the original version.

  21. I tried to make a cake similar to this one a few years ago and it was an EPIC FAIL! Yours looks SO much more delicious than mine did 🙂

  22. So I can have this for breakfast, right?

  23. Hi Erin,
    Thanks for visiting! I saw that done with red velvet cakes, too cute.
    Bet the kids loved it!

  24. That is really cool! I cannot believe that you can make a cake in a pan like that. I love it. It looks very impressive and must taste delicious:)

  25. Wow this is impressive. I have been to scared to try to make crepes. You got me wanting to rethink it. So does this mean I can have cake for breakfast!!

  26. Oh yes. This is a GREAT idea! Thanks for linking up on Recipes I Can’t Wait to Try!

  27. This looks like such fun and NO OVEN which I love. Will have to try this!!

  28. Gorgeous cake. I couldn’t have resisted trying this one out either. 😉 The little helpers are too cute.

  29. Fun! And looks mighty tasty 🙂

  30. That looks great! And I might have to try the red-velvet version too!
    Thanks for linking up to Making It With Allie! I can’t wait to see what you have for next week!
    AllieMakes.Blogspot.com

  31. How cool! I love that the cake is made of tiny “pancake” layers. I don’t blame you at all for not being able to resist making it! Thanks for sharing your recipe. Hope to see you again soon.
    Katie

  32. just thought i’d let you know i featured your cake on my blog today. hope that’s ok 🙂

  33. nice and crazy food.it lloks very testy.so i ike this food very much.
    make crepes