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Basic Crepe Recipe

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Crepes Photo (c) by Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com, Inc.
Here is the basic recipe for crepes. Remember crepes are great as a basis for a dessert, main meal or even just by themselves.

Traditional Crepe Folds
Basic Homemade Fruit Syrup

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 2 minutes

Allow to Set for : 1 hour

Total Time: 1 hour, 22 minutes

Yield: 12 - 14 crepes


  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter


Measure all ingredients in to blender jar; blend for 30 seconds. Scrape down sides. Blend for 15 seconds more. Cover and let sit for 1 hour. (This helps the flour absorb more of the liquids.)

Regular Crepe Pan Directions:
Heat crepe pan. Lightly grease. Measure about 1/4 cup batter into pan. Tilt pan to spread batter. Once crepe has lots of little bubbles, loosen any edges with spatula. Flip crepe over. This side cooks quickly. Slide crepe from pan to plate.

Crepe Maker Cooking Directions

Makes 12-14 crepes.

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User Reviews

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 4 out of 5
CREPES, Member cjc272421

I fill crepes with fruit (apples, blueberries, strawberries etc.) and put poweder sugar or whipped cream on top..I also mix sauce and ricotta cheese and fill crepes and put sauce and cheese on top........if you have an imagination, you can do a lot with the crepes...when using with fruit, I put some vanilla in crepe mix.......I also make them, let cool, then put wax paper between them, and freeze them in freezer bags, taking all the air out, so when I want to use some, I just take them out of the freezer and let defrost...fast meal.... :)

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