Sweet and Savory Crepes: A Fun Twist to Breakfast, Brunch, or Dessert

Sweet and Savory Crepes: A Fun Twist to Breakfast, Brunch, or Dessert

Crepes are a delicious and versatile French classic that can be enjoyed any time of the day. They are a thin batter cooked on a hot surface, and they come in sweet and savory flavors. This recipe will teach you how to make the perfect crepe batter, and give you creative ideas for fillings and toppings. Learn how to turn breakfast, brunch, or dessert moments into a fun and unique experience with your family and friends.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 tablespoons of melted butter

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour and the eggs.
  2. Gradually add the milk and water while stirring.
  3. Add the salt and melted butter and continue to whisk until you have a smooth batter.
  4. Heat a nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  5. Using a ladle, pour the batter into the skillet, and turn the skillet to coat the bottom.
  6. Cook until the edges start to curl and the bottom of the crepe turns golden brown.
  7. Flip the crepe over and cook until the other side is lightly browned.
  8. Transfer the crepe onto a plate and repeat with the remaining batter.

Sweet Filling Ideas

  • Fresh berries and whipped cream
  • Nutella and banana slices
  • Caramelized apples and cinnamon sugar
  • Lemon curd and powdered sugar

Savory Filling Ideas

  • Ham and cheese
  • Sauteed mushrooms and spinach
  • Shrimp and avocado
  • Scrambled eggs and bacon

Final Thoughts

Crepes are a fun, unique, and delicious way to indulge in breakfast, brunch, or dessert moments. With just a few ingredients, you can make the perfect crepe batter and enjoy a wide range of filling and topping options. Whether your taste buds crave sweet or savory flavors, this recipe has got you covered.