Easy Homemade Crepes

Homemade crepes are a versatile and delicious dish that can be enjoyed sweet or savory, filled with a variety of ingredients. Here’s a simple and easy recipe to make basic crepes at home:


7. **Serve:**

– Serve the crepes warm with your favorite fillings and toppings. For sweet crepes, try Nutella, fresh berries, whipped cream, or powdered sugar. For savory crepes, fill with ham and cheese, spinach and feta, or smoked salmon and cream cheese.


### Tips for Success:

– **Consistency:** The batter should be thin enough to spread easily in the pan but thick enough to coat the back of a spoon. Adjust the amount of milk or flour if needed to achieve the right consistency.

– **Pan Temperature:** The pan should be hot enough to cook the crepes quickly but not so hot that they burn. Medium heat is typically ideal.

– **Swirling Technique:** Quickly tilt and swirl the pan as soon as you pour the batter to create a thin, even layer. This helps ensure the crepes cook evenly.


– **Storage:** Cooked crepes can be stacked between layers of parchment paper or wax paper, wrapped tightly in plastic wrap, and stored in the refrigerator for a few days. They can also be frozen for longer storage.


Homemade crepes are a delightful treat that can be enjoyed for breakfast, brunch, dessert, or even as a light meal. Once you master the basic crepe recipe, you can get creative with different fillings and toppings to suit your taste preferences!




  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 cup milk, warmed
  • 3 Tbsp melted butter
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 Tbsp cooking oil, for the skillet


  • Add the flour, salt, eggs, milk, melted butter, and water together in a large bowl until it forms a smooth and slightly thick batter.

    Let the batter rest at room temperature for 30 minutes, or cover and refrigerate up to two days.

    When ready to make your crepes, heat a 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Once hot, brush with about ½ tsp oil.

    Pour about ⅓ cup of the batter into the skillet and begin to tilt the skillet in a circular motion to allow the batter to evenly cover the surface of the skillet.

    Allow the batter to cook until mostly set, then flip and cook until golden brown on the second side. The total cook time for each side will vary depending on your skillet and stove top. You may need to adjust the heat up or down as you go.

    Repeat with the rest of the batter, adding more oil between crepes as needed. As you cook the crepes, stack them on a clean plate and cover with a towel to keep warm. Once all of the crepes are cooked, fill, fold, or roll the crepes then serve.�

    Sweet Filling Ideas:
  • * Whipped Cream
  • * Berries
  • * Bananas
  • * Nutella
  • * Peanut Butter
  • * Dulce de Leche
  • * Salted Caramel
  • * Cream Cheese Frosting
  • * Lemon Curd
  • * Pie Fillings
  • * Cookie Butter
  • * Apples and cinnamon
  • * Powdered Sugar (So pretty when dusted on top)
  • * etc.

    Savory Filling Ideas:
    * Ham and Cheese
    * Bacon or Sausage and Eggs
    * Chicken or Turkey with Avocado or your favorite sauce
    * Roasted Vegetables
    * Spinach and Feta


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