Crepes are one of those decadent things that are not only delicious but can be eaten any meal of the day and even enjoyed as dessert!
I woke up one morning several years ago and wanted to make something different for breakfast. I found an easy enough recipe and tried it out. The results were tasty and I actually had fun making crepes. Since then I have perfected my technique and have whittled the time down in the kitchen so that these are truly fast and easy, however they taste like I slaved away for hours! I cut the time down by tossing all ingredients into the blender. Yes, that is correct! This makes the batter super smooth and velvety. Crepes are even better if the batter is made the night before and then left to sit in the fridge. Then in the morning, just heat the pan, swirl and enjoy! I just want to make mention again, I do not own any fancy schmancy cookware! I use a regular 10″ sauté pan. That’s it. I know, I know… genius! One more tid bit, most true crepe recipes only use the yolks while this recipe one uses the entire egg. Why waste? I love the full protein and nutrition eggs have.
Fast and Tasty Crepes
- 2½ Cups Milk
- 4 Eggs
- 1 Tbs. Pure Vanilla
- 2 Cups Flour
- 2 Tbs. Sugar
- ¾ tsp. Salt
- ⅓ Cup Melted butter
- Place all in a blender, secure the lid and blend on high for 1 minute until smooth. Let batter rest 5 minutes.
- Now is a great time to heat up your pan of choice. Heat on medium high. Coat with cooking spray.
- Pour about ¼ cup batter into pan and quickly tip and swirl the batter around until the entire bottom of pan it coated with the batter. When bubbles form on top ( about 30 seconds or so – watch close) flip and cook on other side about 30 or so seconds.
Fill crepes with you favorite fillings. I love whipped creme cheese and any sort of berries topped with pure maple syrup.
Another variation to this recipe would be a savory crepe filled with sautéed chicken, artichoke hearts, tomato, and some mozzarella cheese. In the batter, cut the sugar to 2 teaspoons and leave out the vanilla.
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