045 – French Crêpes
3/4 cup of flour
1 cup of milk
3 large eggs
4 tablespoons of butter
1 tablespoon of sugar
1/4 teaspoon of vanilla extract (optional)
A pinch of salt
Ingredients for the Fillings
Crêpe Suzette: sugar + lemon juice
Choco-Banane: banana slices + chocolate sauce
Nutty: honey + nuts
Be creative and feel free to use the fillings of your choice!
Steps for making the Crêpe batter:
1- Bring the milk to a boil.
2- Once the milk is boiling add the butter.
3- In a bowl, mix all the dry ingredients (flour, sugar, and pinch of salt).
4- In a separate bowl, beat the 3 eggs.
5- Incorporate the flour mixture into the eggs.
6- Slowly add the hot milk and butter to the eggs and flour mixture. You will obatin a very liquid batter.
Steps for cooking the Crêpe batter:
Note: You will need a non-stick pan preferably reserved for only making crêpes.
1- Heat the pan on high heat before starting to make the crêpes.
2- Once the pan is hot, spread the crêpe batter by rotating the pan in a circular motion.
3- Let the crêpe cook for few minutes in one side before flipping it to the other side. The crêpe should have a golden color.
Fill the crêpes with your favorite filling and serve warm. Enjoy!