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Simple Crepes

  • Servings:

    Makes About 8 (8") crepes as an appetizer
  • Prep Time:

    5 minutes
  • Cook Time:

    15 minutes

Ingredients

You can substitute your favorite gluten-free flour blend in this recipe. You can stack crepes between layers of parchment paper, place in a re-sealable plastic bag, and freeze for up to 2 months; reheat in the microwave for about 30 seconds before serving.
4 large eggs, room temperature
1/2 cup half-and-half, room temperature
1/2 cup water, room temperatur
1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
1 cup all-purpose flour
Pinch salt
2 Tbsp. unsalted butter, melted, plus more for cooking
2 cups fresh mixed berries (Optional Topping)
Confectioner's sugar (Optional Topping)
Ice cream (Optional Topping)
Lemon zest (Optional Topping)
Whipped cream (Optional Topping)
Simple Crepes

Directions

1. Whisk eggs, half-and-half, water, and vanilla in a bowl until thoroughly combined.
2. Add flour and salt to a medium bowl and whisk in half of egg mixture. Add butter and remaining egg mixture to batter and continue to whisk until smooth.
3. Lightly brush the bottom of a medium nonstick skillet with extra melted butter and set over medium heat for 1 minute. Working quickly, pour 1/4 cup batter into the hot skillet, then swirl and tilt the pan until batter evenly coats the bottom. Cook crepe, without moving, until surface is no longer runny and the edges begin to come away from the sides of the pan, about 1 minute.
4. Gently loosen edges of crepe with a rubber spatula. Using your fingertips, gently flip crepe over and cook until bottom is light tan and begins to brown in spots, about 30 seconds. Transfer to a plate and cover with a clean kitchen towel to keep warm. Repeat with remaining batter, brushing the skillet with butter every 2 to 3 batches. Garnish crepes with your favorite toppings and serve.
Source: Hannaford fresh Magazine, May - June 2016

Nutrition

Nutritional Facts
Servings Makes About 8 (8") crepes
Base Nutrients
Calories 140 kcal (7%)
Calories from Fat 63 kcal (0%)
Total Fat 7 g (10%)
Saturated Fat 4 g (17%)
Cholesterol 105 mg (35%)
Sodium 45 mg (1%)
Total Carbohydrates 13 g (4%)
Dietary Fiber 0 g (0%)
Protein 5 g (8%)
Vitamins
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Minerals
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a
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