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Crepes - Crepe Batter

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Crepes - Crepe Batter
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Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 3 eggs
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup melted butter

Preparation:

Beat eggs until smooth. Add milk and butter. Sift flour and salt; gradually add to egg mixture. Beat until the batter is smooth. Batter will be thin, like heavy cream. If possible, let the batter rest for 2 hours at room temperature or 8 to 10 hours in the refrigerator.

Grease skillet or crepe pan lightly; heat until fat is sizzling hot. Pour batter into pan and rotate quickly to distribute batter. If batter seems too thick, add more milk in very small amounts until consistancy is corrected.
Cook crepe until light brown; turn to cook other side. Remove from pan, lightly grease the pan, and continue cooking until batter is used. Fill crepes with desired filling or cool, wrap and refrigerate until ready to fill.

Variations

  • Dessert Crepes
    Add 3 tablespoons sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla to crepe batter.

  • Whole Wheat Crepes
    Substitute 1/2 cup whole wheat flour for 1/2 cup of white flour.

  • Cornmeal Crepes
    Substitute 1/2 cup corn meal for 1/2 cup white flour.

  • Chocolate Crepes
    Add 1/4 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla, and 3 tablespoons of unsweetened cocoa to the crepe batter.

  • Cheese Crepes
    Add 1/2 cup grated cheese to crepe batter. Stir frequently while using the batter to keep cheese evenly distributed.

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  • User Reviews

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     5 out of 5
    Crepes, Member LucyStevens

    I cook treats for my co-workers once in awhile, this week one thought she would like to have crepes with fresh fruit. I had never made crepes before now. This recipe was easy and very tasty. My co-workers enjoyed them very much. Thank you!

    15 out of 15 people found this helpful.

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