My French crêpe recipe
I’m a self-proclaimed bad cook but as a French person, you can trust me on a few things when it comes to recipes. One of them is crêpes. I know how to make French crêpes really well. Like everyone else in France I was taught to make them in elementary school.
Ok let’s get straight to it!
- 2 cups of flour
- 2 teaspoon of sugar
- 4 eggs
- 1/4 cup of butter
- 16 oz of milk
- a pinch of salt
Stir together the dry ingredients: flour, sugar, and salt
In a separate bowl, whisk your 4 eggs
Create a well to pour your whisked eggs into (see picture 2)
Slowly incorporate the flour by stirring gently with a wooden spoon
Once your mixture is thick, slowly add the milk and use a whisk to slowly mix it
When you’re done, your pâte à crêpes should be fluid without any grumeaux (chunks)
If it’s still too thick, slowly add more milk – it should look like picture 3
Add the butter and stir
Get your pan hot on med-high, and pour a small ladle of pâte à crêpes on the surface. Make a circular motion to spread your pâte à crêpes all over the pan into a thin layer.
When the outside of your crepe is beginning to turn brown, flip it.
Cook for 1 minute on that side, and that’s it! Rinse and repeat until your pâte à crêpes is gone.
Add your favorite toppings: Nutella, bananas, strawberries, blueberries, powdered sugar, jam… Get creative! 🙂
Et voilà! Bon appétit!