Basic French Crepes Recipe

2017-07-20
  • Yield : 4 serving plates
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 2m
  • Ready In : 12m

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    420
  • Protein

    15.1 g
  • Carbohydrate

    84.9 g
  • Fat

    2.6 g
  • Cholesterol

    0 mg
  • Calcium

    61 mg
  • Fibre

    4.8 g
  • Sodium

    14 mg

Basic French crepes recipe.Easy and delicious French crepes recipe ,very similar to pancakes. Use baked crepes with stuffings.

Stuffing for Sweet Crepes:

Canned Cherries.Spoon 3 tablespoons whipping cream and a few canned cherries on each crepe . Generously sprinkle with brown sugar and fold it.

Canned Apricots . Spoon 2 tablespoons whipping cream and a few canned apricot halves on each crepe . Sprinkle with icing (super fine) sugar and fold the crepe.

Canned Pears . Spoon 3 tablespoons cottage cheese and half of canned pear on each crepe . Fold the crepe.

Fresh Strawberries . Spread 3 tablespoons cream cheese on each crepe and place a few finely sliced fresh strawberries over cheese.Pour clear honey over and fold the crepe.

Stuffings for Savory Crepes:

Fresh Mushrooms . In a nonstick skillet melt unsalted butter over medium-high heat . Add 2 cups quartered mushrooms and saute,stirring,for 2-3 minutes/Add 1½ cups Bechamel sauce and grated Gruyere cheese. Stir until cheese is melted.Garnish crepes with cheese mixture and roll.

Brussels Sprouts . In a medium skillet,cook diced bacon over medium heat. Add 1 cup Brussels sprouts , blanched and sliced into halves. Cooke for 1 minute . Season with salt and black pepper.

Degrease the skillet and add 3/4 cup (180 ml) Bechamel sauce. Heat ,stirring,and garnish crepes with Brussels sprout mixture. Fold crepes in half.

Bell Peppers. In a medium skillet,heat unsalted butter over medium-high heat. Add 1½ cups sweet peppers to a hot butter and saute for 3-5 minutes. Pour over 1 cup (250 ml) tomato soup. garnish baked crepes with sweet pepper mixture. Fold crepes in half.

Basic French Crepes Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ cups (370 ml) whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter,melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Method

Step 1

In a mixing bowl,combine all ingredients. Mix well,cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.

Step 2

Lightly butter medium nonstick skillet. Pour 1/4 cup (60 ml) crepe mixture.Spread evenly on skillet surface.

Step 3

Cook for 1 minute,then flip crepe and cook for a further 30 seconds. Turn off the heat. Transfer crepes to serving platter. garnish with your choice of stuffing.

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