Basic Crepes Recipe

There are sweet and savoury types of crepes but this recipe is all about the basic crepe or the sweet crepe.

A crepe or crêpe is a type of very thin pancake that originated from France.

Crepes can be served with a wide variety of fillings. Crepe fillings can be sugar, strawberries and icing sugar, hazelnut chocolate spread, mixed berries or fruits or even with spirits and briefly set alight (flambéed).

Savoury crepes can have a variety of fillings too, but this basic crepe recipe has sliced strawberries and sprinkled icing sugar on it.

Crepe Recipe

Basic Crepes Ingredients


  • Frying Pan
  • Blender

Making the Basic Crepes

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Notes & Tips

Makes 30 Crepes.

Optionally add chocolate spread, sliced strawberries and a light sprinkle of icing sugar.

Basic crepes are made from a simple batter of flour, milk, eggs, and butter, and can be filled with a variety of sweet or savory ingredients. Once the batter is ready, a small amount is poured onto a heated and lightly oiled skillet or crepe pan, and spread thinly to create a large, round crepe. The crepe is then cooked until lightly browned on both sides and can be filled with a variety of ingredients such as Nutella, fresh fruit, whipped cream, cheese, ham, and vegetables.

Crepes are a versatile and elegant dish that can be served as a breakfast, brunch, or dessert option, and are a great way to impress guests with your culinary skills.

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  • frying pan by Souvik Bhattacharjee.
  • Blender by Alexander Blagochevsky.