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Easy and Delicious French Crêpes Recipe

2017-08-15
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  • Chef : François
  • Category: Recipe
  • Posted on: Tuesday August 15, 2017
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A perfect crêpes recipe that is easy and delicious, from the French star of culinary TV channels Norbert 








About this recipe

I already showed you a great recipe of crepes from the French master Pierre Hermé.

This new recipe I am showing you is faster and easier, yet delicious

Perfect French Crêpes


 
Perfect French Crêpes
A perfect recipe for last minute crepes for brunches and afternoon snacks

 

Perfect French Crêpes


 

Source of the recipe

A recipe I got one a French TV channel, and from one of its star, Norbert Tarayre

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Modifications to the original recipe

I modified only a few things...
  • I added 4 Tablespoons or 50 g of

    Water

    to make the crepes thinner


 

Ingredients

Perfect French Crêpes

For 14 crepes, 7.08" (or 7 3/32" or 18 cm) in diameter
or 11 crêpes, 7.87" (or 7 7/8" or 20 cm) in diameter
or 9 crêpes, 8.66" (or 8 21/32" or 22 cm) in diameter

 
1 ¾ Cup Flour (250 grams)

2 ¼ Cups Milk (500 grams)

4 Eggs. ½ Cup or 200 grams

1 Tablespoon Sugar (20 grams)

1 teaspoon Grand Marnier (5 grams)

3 Tablespoons Butter (40 grams)

 optional (my advice)

4 Tablespoons Water (50 grams)

 

With 2 eggs
For 7 crepes, 7.08" (or 7 3/32" or 18 cm) in diameter

 
¾ Cup Flour (125 grams)

1 Cup Milk (250 grams)

2 Eggs. ¼ Cup or 100 grams

2 teaspoons Sugar (10 grams)

½ teaspoon Grand Marnier (2.5 grams)

1 Tablespoon Butter (20 grams)

 optional (my advice)

2 Tablespoons Water (25 grams)

 

With 3 eggs
For 10 crepes, 7.08" (or 7 3/32" or 18 cm) in diameter

 
1 ⅓ Cup Flour (187.5 grams)

1 ⅔ Cup Milk (375 grams)

3 Eggs. ⅓ Cup or 150 grams

1 Tablespoon Sugar (15 grams)

1 teaspoon Grand Marnier (3.7 grams)

2 Tablespoons Butter (30 grams)

 optional (my advice)

3 Tablespoons Water (37.5 grams)

 

With 5 eggs
For 17 crepes, 7.08" (or 7 3/32" or 18 cm) in diameter

 
2 ¼ Cups Flour (312.5 grams)

2 ¾ Cups Milk (625 grams)

5 Eggs. ⅔ Cup or 250 grams

2 Tablespoons Sugar (25 grams)

1 teaspoon Grand Marnier (6.2 grams)

4 Tablespoons Butter (50 grams)

 optional (my advice)

¼ Cup Water (62.5 grams)

 

With 6 eggs
For 21 crepes, 7.08" (or 7 3/32" or 18 cm) in diameter

 
2 ½ Cups Flour (375 grams)

3 ⅓ Cups Milk (750 grams)

6 Eggs. ¾ Cup or 300 grams

2 Tablespoons Sugar (30 grams)

1 teaspoon Grand Marnier (7.5 grams)

¼ Cup Butter (60 grams)

 optional (my advice)

⅓ Cup Water (75 grams)

 

You will need...

Steps

Mélange des ingrédients

1.  Start melting the

Butter

(3 Tablespoons or 40 g) in the microwave for

30 seconds



2. Using a blender: pour first the liquids (except the

Butter

): the

Milk

(2 ¼ Cups or 500 g), the

Eggs

(4), the

Grand Marnier

(1 teaspoon or 5 g), the

Water

(4 Tablespoons or 50 g)

3. Then, pour the powders : the

Flour

(1 ¾ Cup or 250 g), the

Sugar

(1 Tablespoon or 20 g)
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4. The

Butter

(3 Tablespoons or 40 g) is still warm and must be kept away from the

Eggs



5. Pour the melted

Butter

(3 Tablespoons or 40 g) on top of the

Flour

(1 ¾ Cup or 250 g)
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6. It's important that liquids be at the bottom of the blender to allow the blade to easily blend the batter
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7. Blend for about

2 minutes



8. Wasn't that easy ?? You are done with the batter
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Fridge or Cooking right now ?

9. After blending you may cool the batter in the fridge, or cook the crepes right away

10.  If you place the batter in the fridge, you will need to give it a mix afterwards
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Baking

11. You may use a non-stick crepe pan, or an electric crepe maker. I prefer the non-stick pan, but that is just because I am used to cook my crepes this way

12. You may use an electric appliance : To purchase online, see HERE

13. Spray some oil

14. Pour about a ladle depending on how thick you like your crepes
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15. Wait to cook and flip
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16. On the left : Here's what you will get if you use spray oil

17. On the right : I show you here the result when you do not spray oil. Not as good looking, but not as greasy, it's your choice !
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Result

Sooooo goooooooood !

Perfect French Crêpes


 

The result and the pix






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1 ¾ Cup Flour (250 g)

2 ¼ Cups Milk (500 g)

4 Eggs

1 Tablespoon Sugar (20 g)

1 teaspoon Grand Marnier (5 g)

3 Tablespoons Butter (40 g)

4 Tablespoons Water (50 g)