Crepes are one of my favorite weekend breakfasts. I think it’s because I can load it with fruit with less of the “batter” than a traditional pancake and the texture of a good crepe is just perfect.

One of the secrets of a good crepe batter is to let the batter rest. This will make sure you have perfectly tender crepes every time.

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Makes

4 medium crepes

Prep Time:

15 minutes

Cook Time:

20 minutes

Good For:

breakfast

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cups milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • vegetable oil for cooking

Topping Suggestions

  • Powdered sugar
  • Melted chocolate
  • Nutella
  • Fresh fruit

How to make Crepes

Check out our easy step by step video

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

In a bowl, whisk the flour, sugar, and salt together

Step 2

In a separate bowl, whisk the milk, egg and vanilla until smooth

Step 3

Whisk the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until smooth

Step 4

Whisk in the melted butter and then let the batter rest for 30 minutes

Step 5

Heat a large non-stick skillet and brush with oil

Step 6

Add about 4 tablespoons of batter to the pan and swirl the batter to the edge of the pan in a circular motion to make a very thin layer

Step 7

Cook until the crepe starts to release from the bottom of the pan, about 2 – 3 minutes, and then flip over

Step 8

Cook the other side until it just starts to brown and serve with your favourite toppings

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Easy Crepe Recipe

Crepes are one of my favorite weekend breakfasts. I think its because I can load it with fruit with less of the "batter" than a traditional pancake and the texture of a good crepe is just perfect. One of the secrets of a good crepe batter is to let the batter rest. This will make sure you have perfectly tender crepes every time.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Resting 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine French
Servings 4
Calories 173 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cups milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1/2 tablespoon vegetable oil for cooking

Instructions
 

  • In a bowl, whisk the flour, sugar, and salt together
  • In a separate bowl, whisk the milk, egg and vanilla until smooth
  • Whisk the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until smooth
  • Whisk in the melted butter and then let the batter rest for 30 minutes
  • Heat a large non-stick skillet and brush with oil
  • Add about 4 tablespoons of batter to the pan and swirl the batter to the edge of the pan in a circular motion to make a very thin layer
  • Cook until the crepe starts to release from the bottom of the pan, about 2 - 3 minutes and then flip over
  • Cook the other side until it just starts to brown and serve with your favourite toppings

Notes

Topping Suggestions
Powdered sugar
Melted chocolate
Nutella
Fresh fruit

Nutrition Facts per serving

Calories: 173kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 4gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 61mgSodium: 158mgPotassium: 95mgFiber: 1gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 308IUCalcium: 62mgIron: 1mg

This website provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition information can vary for a variety of reasons. For the most precise nutritional data use your preferred nutrition calculator based on the actual ingredients you used in the recipe.

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