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French crepes recipe

French crepes

This incredible culinary creation originated in the Brittany region of western France during the Middle Ages. It was an ideal food for peasants because it was simple to transport during difficult times.

These very fine cakes, also known as crepes, crepes, or pancakes, are part of one of those essential and versatile recipes that every home cook should know how to make.

They are delicious, simple to prepare, and are consumed by almost everyone at any time of day. As a result, we can find specialized restaurants in countries such as Spain, Argentina, and Mexico, among others.

Wheat flour is required to make the dough in circles about 15 centimeters in diameter.

This dish can be served as a main course or dessert for lunch or dinner. They can also be consumed for breakfast or as a snack.

Yield: 2

French crepes recipe

French crepes recipe

There are crepes to suit everyone's tastes, from those who prefer sweet fillings like jam or hazelnut cream to those who prefer savory fillings like cheese, chicken, and meat.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Additional Time 5 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 250 grams of flour.
  • 4 eggs
  • 500 cc of milk.
  • 50 grams of butter.
  • 1 tablespoon of oil.
  • A pinch of salt
  • Sugar (if you opt for sweets).

Instructions

    1. In a mixing bowl, combine the milk, eggs, and melted butter.
    2. Then add the flour, which must be sifted to facilitate mixing with the remaining ingredients, as well as a pinch of salt. Continue mixing until the mixture is smooth, then add the oil.
    3. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and place it in the refrigerator for an hour to rest.
    4. Warm up the crepe maker.
    5. Pour a chucharon of the crepe mixture into the crepe, covering the surface as desired.
    6. Cook for one minute, then turn carefully and cook for another 30 seconds, or until the edges of the crepe begin to brown.
    7. Fill them with whatever you want to taste and enjoy.

Notes

  • Making crepes takes time, and to keep the first ones from getting cold, stack them on a plate over a saucepan of hot water, stacking them so that they are soft and the heat does not disappear.
  • If you prefer them crispy, place them on a plate in the soft oven and keep them warm until ready to serve.

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