Easy Crepes Batter Recipe & Filling Ideas

Crepes are one of the more popular French food and cuisine dishes. Crepes are quite similar to pancakes; not only by their shape but also with their cooking technique.

It is extremely thin and pancake-like, and is made from wheat flour, egg, and fresh milk. It is a staple cuisine in France, but its demand spread all over the world..

Also, I added some great tasty crepes filling and topping ideas like cream cheese with berries, Nutella, crepes paired with ice cream, maple syrup, jam and more.

Ingredients For This Crepes Recipe

Ingredients For The Crepes Batter
  • Cream (2 Cups)
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Cup Of Flour
  • Honey (3 Tablespoons)
  • Oil (2 Tablespoons)
  • Vanilla Sugar (1 Tsp)
  • Baking Powder (2 Tsp)
  • Oil For Frying Or Pam Spray

How To Make Crepes Batter

1. Add 2 cups of cream in a mixing bowl, 2 eggs, 3 Tbsp of honey, 2 Tbsp of oil and whisk to mix.. Then add 1 cup of flour, 2 tsp of baking powder and 1 tsp of vanilla sugar through a flour sifter and keep on mixing with a whisk until the crepe batter is creamy with no lumps.

2. Spread a light coat of oil in a griddle pan (you can also use a no stick spray like pam), then pour in the crepes batter slowly, spread evenly enough to cover the bottom of the pan.. Cook on medium low heat. Flip the crepes with a spatula or pancake turner when the sides start getting brownish gold in color. Repeat to make multiple crepes.

Crepes in a pan

Crepe Filling Ideas

There are so many ideas to fill a crepe.. Here are a few popular fillings. Improvising on crepes fillings is the best way to find out which ones you like the most.

Nutella: Goes well with whip cream, strawberries, peanut butter and bananas. Fill up your crepes and sprinkle it with powdered sugar.

Nutella Crepes

Cream Cheese: with berries is an awesome mix. Put one cup of blackberries, raspberries, and blueberry in a saucepan. Add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and a 1/4 cup of sugar. Bring to a boil for 2 minutes and let simmer. Spread half the crepes with cream cheese and top it with the berry mix. Close the crepes and sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Cream Cheese Berry Crepes

More Crepes Filling Ideas:

Ice Cream: filling inside the crepe with melted chocolate and whip cream on top.

Jam: Any jam flavor will be very tasty in a crepe, strawberry seems to be the most popular. Jam also pairs nicely with cream cheese or peanut butter and sliced bananas.

Topping Ideas: Butter, Maple Syrup, Honey, Melted Chocolate, Dolce de Leche..

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