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Making Crepes

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Crepes originated in France but now these delectably thin pancakes can be enjoyed throughout the world. This is a guide about making crepes.


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February 20, 2014

These thin pancakes are delicious and just as easy to make as classic pancakes. If you are making them for more than 2 people, I would suggest using more than one pan.

They can be frozen. Place each crepe on it's own piece of waxed paper. Stack and place them in a container and freeze.


  • 2 cups flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 1/4 cup milk
  • melted butter
  • 1/4 tsp lemon zest


  1. Mix together the flour, eggs, and 1/2 cup of the milk until it is smooth.
  2. Add milk until it is similar to the consistency of heavy cream.
  3. Stir in the lemon zest.
  4. Heat a non-stick pan on medium. When the pan is hot, brush the pan with the melted butter.
  5. Using a small ladle add the batter to the pan and quickly rotate the pan around to cover it with a thin layer of batter. If you added too much pour the excess back into the batter bowl. If you don't have enough, ladle a little more in.
  6. Cook for about 3 minutes until the edges have browned and the bottom is light brown.
  7. Flip, and cook the other side for about a minute.
  8. There are many ways to eat crepes both sweet and savory. We made these on a whim, so we filled some of them with butter and jam and others with butter, lemon juice, and powdered sugar.
  9. One of the most common ways to fold crepes is put your filling on in a thin layer, then to fold it in half, then into thirds, ending with triangle.
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August 9, 20140 found this helpful

Crepes are a fun breakfast food and are super simple to make. Check out this video and learn how to make them.

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