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Crepes folded into fourths and sprinkled with powdered sugar, layered on a white plate with sliced strawberries and blueberries.
How to Make Crepes
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
30 mins
Total Time
15 mins

A step-by-step guide for How to Make Crepes in a skillet or frying pan.  This easy crepes recipe includes filling options for sweet, savory, and breakfast crepes.

Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American, French
Servings: 15
Calories: 140 kcal
Author: Lauren Allen
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/3 cup butter , softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • dash salt
  1. Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth. Scrape down the sides of the blender if needed. 

  2. Chill the crepe batter for at least 30-60 minutes if possible, or up to 1 day. 

  3. Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium heat. Grease lightly with cooking spray or butter, if needed.

  4. Once the pan is hot, pour about 1/4 cup of batter into the hot pan, swirling it around the pan as you pour to form a large, thin pancakes.

  5. Cook for about 30 seconds on each side, flipping once, until lightly golden.

  6. Stack cooked crepes on a plate and cover with a towel or tinfoil, if desired, to keep them warm.

  7. Add desired toppings or fillings. 

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

Make Ahead Instructions:

Crepe batter can be made up to 1 day in advance.

Cooked crepes store well in a ziplock bag in the refrigerator for 2-3 days or in the freezer for up to 3 months. 

To thaw crepes, microwave them with a damp paper towel over them for 15-20 seconds, or until warm.

Nutrition Facts
How to Make Crepes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 140 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 61mg 20%
Sodium 79mg 3%
Potassium 51mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 14g 5%
Sugars 7g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 5.7%
Calcium 3.3%
Iron 3.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.