I had been putting off making crepes because I thought they were difficult to make. I decided to try making them and they turned out to be pretty easy. A small no-stick pan and a thin spatula that could get under the edge of the crepe to turn it over came in pretty handy. They are pretty good all by themselves when still warm from the pan though they are normally stuffed with goodies. I look forward to trying more recipes with crepes in the future.


Light, paper thin crepes just waiting to be filled with something tasty.

Servings: makes 4 8 inch crepes

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Printable Recipe
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  1. Mix everything in a large bowl.
  2. Pour 1/4 cup of the mixture into a lightly buttered pan heated at medium.
  3. Tilt the pan and turn so that the mixture evenly coats the entire bottom of the pan.
  4. Cook the crepe until golden brown on the bottom, about 2 minutes.
  5. Flip and cook the other side until golden brown.

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Anh said...

may i ask the size of crepe pan you use please? Thanks!

Kevin said...

The bottom of the pan is about 7 inches across.

katiez said...

I used to make crepes...then we moved here and I can buy them, ready-made... So I never have them warm, but they are really thin and pretty good.
But you're making me feel guilty...

Cinthya said...

I was just wondering: about how many crepes does this recipe make?

Kevin said...

cinthya: I usually get about 4 crepes made in a small 7 inch pan.

SheffieSheep said...

Just made these this morning, and it's perfect for a special occasion breakfast for two. Delicious!

And, as a general comment, I love that your recipes are often written on a smaller scale, quantity-wise, because all of the recipes I have from my mother and grandmothers are geared toward feeding a dozen people, and they don't often scale down so well. Thanks!

Anonymous said...

you're a hottie. thanks for the crepes bebe!

Anonymous said...

wow thanks you just saved my french project on crepes man!

joanne said...

GREAT recipe. i thought the same as you, that crepes are hard to make. but it's so simple! thanks so much =)

Anonymous said...

After trying to make crepes couple of times and failing badly; I've finally reached a point of success with your recipe. Thanks!! They're delicious!

Moonypants said...

Nomnom. I was actually looking for a Lithuanian crepe recipe when I stumbled upon your's. I'm so glad to hear that it isn't hard to make!

If you're ever in the mood for some savory crepes try it with some ham and cheese. Roll into a burrito, lightly pan fry and top with either sour cream or tomato sauce.

Thanks again for the recipe.

Anonymous said...

Wow, I had no idea crepes were so easy-peasy! Thanks for sharing.

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Kevin said...

Anonymous: I am slowly working on adding the printable version to all of my recipes. I added the print link to this one now.

Anonymous said...

It would be so helpful if the recipes indicated the serving size and number of portions to expect from the receipe given. Love this sight and all the simple, yummy recipes I have reviewed. I am looking forward to trying them all!

Kevin said...

Anonymous: All of my newer recipes contain that info and I am slowly making my way back through the older ones. I have updated this one. Enjoy!

Nancy Long said...

I've always been told that crepe batter should set a bit before using

Nusse said...

Can't wait to try this out. I've tried making crepes a few times based on my mother's instructions. She has her own intuitive way of making them, and I couldn't ever seem to get precise measurements, so it never worked out that well and scared me away from crepes. But this looks doable! Thanks!

Marianne Dunne said...

You should really add a picture of crepes with this recipe. When I pinned it, I could only pin a giant picture of your face. Lol.

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