Recipes and Cooking

Basic Crêpes Recipe

Published Category Style Occasion
Export to PDF

Add your favourite toppings with these crepes. They can be eaten with either savoury or sweet toppings. 

crepe image from shutterstock Preparation time 15 mins Serves 4 people

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.