Crepes!

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It’s a dull, rainy, cool Sunday morning and I just wasn’t feeling the usual breakfast of a bowl of Crispix.   Its days like today I could spend hours in the kitchen, so I thought I would surprise Mike with a breakfast I know he loves, Crepes!

I have never made crepes before so this is quite the ambitious endevor I have this morning HAHA.  But I thought what the heck.

Ingredients:

1 cup flour
2 eggs
1 1/4 cup milk
2 tbsp oil
1/4 tsp salt

Lightly whisk eggs then add the rest of the ingredients.  Whisk until smooth, should be the consistency of heavy cream.

Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

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When you are ready to cook the crepes

1. Preheat your non stick pan on medium heat

2. Butter the pan

3. Use 1/4 cup of the batter at a time, pour batter in centre of pan and swirl to make it bigger. (they are suppose to be round,  I had a bit of a hard time with that, but really when they are all rolled up who is going to know)

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4. when the top is dry its time to flip (they flip nicely, don’t stick at all)

5. cook for aprox 15 seconds more

6. place on a plate and repeat.

7. Stack them up, they wont stick together.

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Mike wanted strawberry crepes but I knew i didn’t have enough strawberry so I also made a apple Cinnamon crepe.

Apple Cinnamon filling

3 granny smith apples, pealed and sliced

1 tablespoon butter

4 tablespoon brown sugar

1 teaspoon lemon zest

1 tablespoon lemon juice

cinnamon ( like a lot, put as much as you like)


1. Melt butter in a frying pan

2. add apples and cook until tender or soft

3. add remaining ingredients

4. stir while sugar melts and thickens

5. remove from heat

Strawberry Filling

1 tablespoon butter

2 cups frozen strawberries

3 tablespoon sugar

2 tablespoon cold water

1 heaping teaspoon cornstarch

pinch cinnamon

pinch salt

dash vanilla

1. In a saucepan melt butter

2. add frozen strawberries

3. dissolve cornstarch in the cold water and add to strawberries

4. add sugar and cook until strawberries are soft

5. bring to a boil to thicken

Let the fillings cool slightly then spoon approx 1/4 cup down the centre of crepe and roll.

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They turned out amazing!  Mike even said “These are better then IHOP!” HAHA.  Definitely something I would make again and I would make some savory fillings as well.


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One thought on “Crepes!

  1. The crepes look delicious, but wasn’t invited for brekkie…Quite the little cook that daughter of mine is…..
    Love Mom

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