Basic Crepe Recipe

Bowl of crepes in chocolate sauce
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  • Total: 22 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 2 mins
  • Allow to Set for: 60 mins
  • Yield: 12-14 crepes (12-14 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
79 Calories
5g Fat
6g Carbs
3g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 12-14 crepes (12-14 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 79
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 66mg 22%
Sodium 133mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Protein 3g
Calcium 47mg 4%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Sweet or savory, crepes are always a crowd pleaser. With this basic crepe recipe, you can easily add your own favorite toppings and ingredients. Crepes are great for a dessert, main meal or even just by themselves.


  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter (melted)

Steps to Make It

  1. Measure all ingredients into the blender; blend for 30 seconds. Scrape down sides. Blend for 15 seconds more.

  2. Cover and let sit for 1 hour. This helps the flour absorb more of the liquids.

  3. Heat crepe pan. Lightly grease.

  4. Measure about 1/4 cup of batter into the pan. Tilt pan to spread batter.

  5. Once crepe has lots of little bubbles, loosen any edges with the spatula. Flip crepe over. This side cooks quickly.

  6. Slide crepe from pan to plate.