Crepes with basic batter recipe
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Easy Crepes Recipe

Are you looking for a perfect breakfast crepe recipe? You can use this recipe for having crepes plain or with different types of filling (from savory to sweet).
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: French
Keyword: crepes recipe, plain crepes recipe
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 45kcal


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. baking powder
  • 2 tbsp. oil


  • In a large mixing bowl, combine two eggs and a pinch of salt. Beat them with a mixer together for two (three) minutes (or by hand with the help of a wire whisk).
  • Add granulated sugar into the mixture. Continue mixing.
  • Pour all milk and mix again.
  • Take all the flour and baking powder through a fine sieve. Add mixture of dry ingredients to the batter by small amounts.
  • Keep mixing until you get all the ingredients nice and smooth.
  • Lightly oil the skillet or a crepe pan. Heat it over high heat before adding any crepe dough.
  • Pour necessary amount of batter into the skillet and rotate the skillet in the air until batter covers evenly all the surface (for skillet it is about 1/3 of the cup or 1 scoop of a 75 ml ladle).
  • Turn to the other side when it becomes light brown (loosen the edges carefully before flipping). Wai until second side turn light brown. Add extra oil when necessary.
  • You can grease every crepe right from the pan with small amount of butter. Enjoy your meal!