About Mimi’s Cafe

Founded in 1978 by Arthur Simms, who was stationed in France during World War II, Mimi’s Cafe is a neighborhood cafe offering French Inspired American comfort food. In February 2013 Mimi’s Cafe was purchased by Le Duff America, Inc., the North American subsidiary of Groupe Le Duff, a global bakery and restaurant company headquartered in Rennes, France. Since then, the team has launched new dishes reflecting the culinary traditions of fresh ingredients, bistro classics, and American comfort food. There are currently 97 Mimi’s Cafe locations throughout 18 states in the U.S.




Sweet Crepe Recipes

Mimi's Cafe Copycat Recipe

Sweet Crepe Batter:
1 cup all purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup whole milk
1/2 cup water
3 eggs
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1/2 teaspoon salt

Chocolate Hazelnut & Banana Crepes:
3 cups Nutella
4 bananas, sliced

Sweet Cheese and Poppyseed Crepes: 
16 ounces cream cheese
1 teaspoon lemon zest
2 tablespoons lemon juice

Variation on Sweet Crepe Batter: 
1 tablespoon poppyseeds
1 teaspoon lemon zest

Sweet Crepe Batter: In a blender, blend the flour, sugar, water, milk, eggs, salt and butter for 20 to 30 seconds. Cover crepe batter and refrigerate overnite for best results. Minimum chill is 1 hour. Heat a crepe pan or a nonstick pan over medium high heat. Brush lightly with butter or use a nonstick spray. Cook crepe about one minute and then flip over and finish for 20 seconds.
Remove from plate and stack crepes as you finish them to keep them moist. 

Additions: Fold all other additions into crepe batter after blending.

Chocolate Hazelnut & Banana Crepes: Spread 1/4 cup Nutella on each crepe and layer in 1/3 sliced banana. Fold in half, heat in microwave for 20 seconds.

Sweet Cheese and Poppyseed Crepes: In a mixer cream, cream cheese, sugar, lemon zest, lemon juice and salt. Place 1/4 cup in each crepe and fold. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

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