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EASY CREPE RECIPE

Discover this quick and easy crepe recipe. A basic recipe which, thanks to its quantity of eggs, requires no resting of the batter. You can adapt the volume of the ingredients according to the number of eggs you have, the crêpes will also be perfect with just 1 or 2 eggs.

Easy Crepe Recipe

What do you Need to Make an Easy Crepe Recipe

These delicious French Crêpes are very easy to make with few ingredients you likely already have on hand:

  • Flour: These basic delicious crêpes start with 4 cups of all-purpose flour.
  • Eggs: in this recipe, eggs help hold the batter together.
  • Milk: Milk adds moisture.
  • Butter: Butter adds moisture to the crêpes.
  • Salt: A pinch of salt.
  • Caster sugar: optional, (to your own taste)

Easy Crepe Recipe

How to Make an Easy Crepe Recipe

Making homemade easy crêpes is easier than you think. You could follow the steps :

  • Whisk the flour with the salt and sugar.
  • Make a well in the middle and pour in the eggs.
  • Start Mixing gently. When the mixture becomes thick, gradually add in the cold milk. Stirring to combine.
  • When all the milk is mixed. If it seems too thick, add a little more milk. Then add the melted butter and mix well. Beat until smooth, and ensure there are no lumps.
  • Heat a griddle or frying pan over medium-high heat. Brush lightly with oil or melted butter and wipe out with a paper towel.
  • Pour or scoop a small ladleful of batter onto the pan, and swirl the pan with a circular motion to distribute the batter over the entire surface evenly. 

Cook until the crepe’s edges turn a light brown, it’s time to flip. Leave to cook on the other side, and the crepe is ready.

Easy Crepe Recipe

How to Serve Crepes?

Delicious CREPE FILLINGS ideas:

Rolled, folded in 4, or rolled like a spring roll, there are many ways to present and fill your crêpes. There are our favorite popular recipe-filling ideas: 

  • Crêpes Suzette,
  • Whipped cream with fresh fruits
  • Chocolate-hazelnut spread such as Nutella or black chocolate and sliced bananas
  • Lemon curd
  • Dulce Leche with ice cream
  • Salted butter caramel

You can also make savory crepes with meats, cheese, and veggies such as :

  • With smoked salmon
  • Ham or bacon and grated cheese.
  • Creamed spinach.
  • Goat’s cheese, honey, and toasted flaked almonds…

Easy Crepe Recipe

CAN YOU FREEZE CRÊPES?

Is it possible to freeze crêpes? Yes, it’s possible! The best way to store crepes in the freeze is flat, between sheets of baking paper, or already prepared, filled and rolled, or folded. Then place it in a freezer-safe container. Freeze for up to 3 months. 

To defrost them, 15 seconds in the microwave usually restores their softness. Avoid freezing crêpe batter, preferring to freeze them cooked.

Leftovers can be kept in the fridge covered with plastic wrap for up to 3 days. You can reheat it in the microwave immediately before serving.

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EASY CREPE RECIPE

EASY CREPE RECIPE

Yield: 42
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

Discover this quick and easy crepe recipe. A basic recipe which, thanks to its quantity of eggs, requires no resting of the batter. You can adapt the volume of the ingredients according to the number of eggs you have, the crêpes will also be perfect with just 1 or 2 eggs.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 large eggs
  • 4 cups milk warmed
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 teaspoons caster sugar
  • 4 Tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 Tablespoon cooking oil, for the skillet

Instructions

  1. Whisk the flour in a large mixing bowl with the salt and sugar.
  2. Make a well in the middle and pour in the eggs.
  3. Start mixing gently. When the mixture becomes thick, gradually add in the cold milk. Stirring to combine.
  4. When all the milk is mixed in, the dough should be fairly fluid. If it seems too thick, add a little more milk. Then add the melted butter and mix well. Beat until smooth, and ensure there are no lumps.
  5. Heat a griddle or frying pan over medium-high heat. Brush lightly with oil or melted butter and wipe out with a paper towel.
  6. Pour or scoop a small ladleful of batter onto the pan, and swirl the pan with a circular motion to distribute the batter over the entire surface evenly.
  7. Cook until the crepe's edges turn a light brown, it's time to flip.
    Leave to cook for about 1-2 minutes on the other side, and the crepe is ready.
    Repeat until the batter is used up.
    Fill with your choice of filling and serve hot.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 42 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 75Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 22mgSodium: 30mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 3g

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