This is a simple recipe to follow and can be whipped up in less than 10 min. The recipe can be doubled very easily to feed more people. This way people can put whatever fillings or toppings they want on their crepes. This can be done easily without a lot of cooking experience.
Step 1: Ingredients and Materials Needed
Milk to mix (about 3 cups)
1 cup flour
1 tsp sugar
1 tbsp canola oil
(have some canola oil for greasing skillet)
(Peanut oil works as well)
Butter or any other kind of spread like jam or pieces of fruit
(optional) 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract.
Iron skillet preferred but regular frying pan works too
1 cup measuring cup
1/2 cup measuring cup
Step 2: Crack Eggs
Crack 2 eggs into mixing bowl
Step 3: Add Flour
Add 1 cup of flour
Step 4: Add Oil
Add 1 table spoon of canola oil
Step 5: Add Sugar
Add one teaspoon of table sugar
Step 6: Add Milk
Add milk While mixing. Add milk until the batter goes from a cake batter consistency to something a little more runny than pancake batter.
Video of this on next step.
Step 7: Batter Consistency
If the batter becomes too thin than more flour can be added to thicken it back up a bit.
use whisk to mix up batter.
Video of consistency
Step 8: Cooking Crepes
I usually start heating up the pan by placing the skillet on medium low heat. You can play with the heat and find the desirable temperature.
I pour a little dab about the size of a nickel of canola oil in the pan and spread it around with a paper towel this also gets the excess off.
I scoop a little less than half a cup of batter and pour it into the pan.
As i pour the batter in the pan using a pot holder with my free hand I move the pan around to spread the batter evenly across the whole skillet.
I then place the skillet on the burner. The cook time will vary depending on how hot the skillet is. I usually flip the crepe after about 30 seconds or so. The edges will get crisp and the bubbles forming on the top surface of the crepe will pop and the liquid will start to become solid.
Work your spatula under the crepe and once you are under it gently loosen all edges and lift up and flip over.
after flipping the crepe the cooked side should turn a little golden color. Cook for another 30 seconds to a min. If original side was not cooked long enough alright to flip back over.
Then remove from skillet with spatula and place on plate for later consumption or a friends plate for immediate consumption.
Video of this step showed in link below:
Step 9: Prepare for Eating
I usually spread some butter over the surface and then sprinkle some sugar over the top and than roll up the crepe and enjoy.
People put different spreads of jam or fruit in their crepe, lots of different options. You can add some chocolate sauce and powdered sugar to make this a delicious dessert crepe.
See video below: