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Recipes and Cooking

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Basic Crêpes Recipe

Basic Crêpes Recipe

Crepes are just a thin pancake and the best part is that you can add any of your favourite toppings to these crepes! They can be eaten with either savoury or sweet toppings - classics include nutella or lemon and sugar but why not experiment with some of your own favourite flavours.

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp butter, melted
  • Butter or margarine, for frying

Method

  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour and the eggs.
  2. Gradually add in the milk and water, stirring to combine.
  3. Add the salt and butter; beat until smooth.
  4. Heat a non-stick frying pan over medium high heat and melt butter. Add the batter into the pan, using approximately 1/4 cup for each crepe.
  5. Tilt the pan with a circular motion so that the batter coats the surface evenly.
  6. Cook the crepe for about 2 minutes, until the bottom is light brown.
  7. Loosen with a spatula, turn and cook the other side. Serve hot.

Notes

Be sure to check out some of our other delicious crepe recipes like Crepes with Pineapple, Passion Fruit, Raspberries & Honey as well as Chocolate Hazelnut Crepe Cake with Chocolate Sauce.

Nutritional Information

  • Serving size 119
  • Energy 991kJ 237kcal
  • Protein 7.5g
  • Total fat 12.1g
  • Saturated fat 6.9g
  • Carbs (total) 22.7g
  • Carbs (sugar) 2.02g
  • Sodium 190mg
  • Fibre 3.6g

All nutrition values are per serve.

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