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Here's how to make crepes: a failproof recipe! A step by step picture recipe to help you make the best thin crepes in the world!

How To Make Crepes

How to make crepes: failproof recipe!

Course Dessert
Cuisine French
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Servings 18 small crepes
Calories per serving 112 kcal

Ingredients

  • 7 oz self-raising flour (200 g)
  • 1,5 oz caster sugar (45 g)
  • 2 cups whole milk (480 ml)
  • 4 medium eggs
  • 2 oz unsalted butter (55 g)
  • 2 drops vanilla extract or 1 vanilla bean
  • 4 tbsp vegetable oil
  • salt

Instructions

  1. 1) Add the milk, sugar, butter and vanilla essence (or bean, sliced in half) to a large saucepan.

  2. Here's how to make crepes: a failproof recipe! A step by step picture recipe to help you make the best thin crepes in the world!
  3. 2) Place this over medium heat. Let the milk warm through until the butter has melted. Don’t let it boil. Then take the pan off the heat and let it cool down for 10 minutes. Sift the self-raising flour over a large mixing bowl and add the cooled milk mixture.

  4. Here's how to make crepes: a failproof recipe! A step by step picture recipe to help you make the best thin crepes in the world!
  5. 3) Stir well. Also add the eggs and a pinch of salt.

  6. Here's how to make crepes: a failproof recipe! A step by step picture recipe to help you make the best thin crepes in the world!
  7. 4) Stir well again. Then blend or mix the batter for just 10 seconds to make sure there are no floury lumps in it anymore.

  8. Here's how to make crepes: a failproof recipe! A step by step picture recipe to help you make the best thin crepes in the world!
  9. 5) Let the batter rest for 45 minutes at room temperature before baking the crepes. Brush a non-stick frying pan with a little drop of vegetable oil (or melted butter).

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  11. 6) Place the pan over medium heat. Add a spoonful of the crepe batter (depending on how large your frying pan is) but not too much, the crepes have the be very thin.

  12. Here's how to make crepes: a failproof recipe! A step by step picture recipe to help you make the best thin crepes in the world!
  13. 7) Move the pan around a bit so the batter spreads evenly.

  14. Here's how to make crepes: a failproof recipe! A step by step picture recipe to help you make the best thin crepes in the world!
  15. 8) Bake the crepe for about 2 minutes or until the edges start to brown.

  16. Here's how to make crepes: a failproof recipe! A step by step picture recipe to help you make the best thin crepes in the world!
  17. 9) Then check the cooked side to see if it looks golden enough.

  18. Here's how to make crepes: a failproof recipe! A step by step picture recipe to help you make the best thin crepes in the world!
  19. 10) Flip the crepe over using a spatula. Bake the crepe for another 2 minutes or so.

  20. Here's how to make crepes: a failproof recipe! A step by step picture recipe to help you make the best thin crepes in the world!
  21. 11) Transfer the crepe onto a clean plate and cover with tinfoil to keep the stack of crepes warm. Brush the hot pan lightly with another drop of vegetable oil, add some of the batter and bake crepes until the batter is used.

  22. Here's how to make crepes: a failproof recipe! A step by step picture recipe to help you make the best thin crepes in the world!