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Basic Crepe Recipe

Learning how to make crepes is something every home cook should do. It's not that hard once you get the hang of it, and there are so many uses for them.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine French
Keyword basic crepe recipe, basic crepes, how to make crepes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12 crepes
Calories 87 kcal
Author Janet Barton


  • 1 cup flour
  • 2/3 cup cold milk
  • 2/3 cup cold water
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter plus more for brushing pan


  1. Add the the ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.  Batter can be mixed with a whisk as well.
  2. Heat a crepe pan or a 8 or 9-inch skillet.  Brush with butter and pour about 3 tablespoons of the batter into the center of the pan.  Tilt the pan in all directions to cover the bottom of the pan.  Cook until the batter appears dry on top.  Carefully turn the crepe over and cook briefly.  Repeat process until all the batter has been used.

Recipe Notes

Julia Child's master crepe recipe

Nutrition Facts
Basic Crepe Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 87 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 49mg16%
Sodium 95mg4%
Potassium 44mg1%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 0g0%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 170IU3%
Calcium 24mg2%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.