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Basic Crepes

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 20 servings
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Crepes are one of those essential, versatile recipes that every home cook should know. If you’ve never made them, it’s time to see what you’ve been missing with this 5-ingredient crepe recipe. This recipe yields a stack of 20 thin, delicious crepes that are the perfect blank canvas for any sweet or savory filling you can dream up, from mushroom + Swiss to Nutella™ + raspberries.

Ingredients

4
eggs
1 1/3
cups milk
2
tablespoons margarine or butter, melted, or oil
1
cup all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon salt, if desired

Steps

  • 1 In medium bowl, beat eggs slightly. Add all remaining ingredients; beat until smooth.
  • 2 Heat crepe pan, or 7 or 8-inch skillet over medium-high heat (375°F.) until hot. Grease pan lightly with oil.
  • 3 Pour scant 1/4 cup batter into hot pan, immediately tilting pan until batter covers bottom. Cook until edges start to dry and center is set. If desired, turn to brown other side.* Fill with desired filling.
  • 1 In medium bowl, beat eggs slightly. Add all remaining ingredients; beat until smooth.
  • 2 Heat crepe pan, or 7 or 8-inch skillet over medium-high heat (375°F.) until hot. Grease pan lightly with oil.
  • 3 Pour scant 1/4 cup batter into hot pan, immediately tilting pan until batter covers bottom. Cook until edges start to dry and center is set. If desired, turn to brown other side.* Fill with desired filling.

Expert Tips

* At this point, crepes can be wrapped in foil and refrigerated for up to 3 days or frozen for up to 3 months. To thaw, place package of crepes in 300°F. oven for 10 to 15 minutes.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Crepe
Calories
57.0
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2.7g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Cholesterol
38.8mg
13%
Sodium
88.6mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
5.6g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
0.9g
Protein
2.4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2.50%
2%
Iron
2.60%
3%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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