Simple French Crepes

This recipe for Simple French Crepes is a classic and versatile dish that can be enjoyed for breakfast, brunch, or dessert. These thin, delicate pancakes are easy to make and can be filled with a variety of sweet or savory ingredients, making them a crowd-pleaser for any occasion.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

  • Quick and easy to make
  • Can be customized with your favorite fillings
  • Perfect for any meal of the day


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • A pinch of salt
  • Optional: Sugar or vanilla extract for sweet crepes


1️⃣ In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour and eggs. Gradually add in the milk and water, stirring to combine.
2️⃣ Mix in the melted butter and a pinch of salt. For sweet crepes, you can add a little sugar or vanilla extract to taste.
3️⃣ Heat a lightly buttered frying pan over medium-high heat. Pour or scoop the batter onto the pan, using approximately 1/4 cup for each crepe. Tilt the pan with a circular motion so that the batter coats the surface evenly.
4️⃣ Cook the crepe for about 2 minutes, until the bottom is light brown. Loosen with a spatula, turn, and cook the other side.
5️⃣ Serve hot with your favorite fillings, such as fresh fruit, jam, Nutella, or simply sprinkle with sugar. Delight in the elegance of your homemade French crepes! 🌹

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Kcal: 120 per crepe
  • Servings: Makes about 8 crepes


Store any leftover crepes in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. To reheat, gently warm them in a pan or microwave until heated through.

Recipe Tips:

  • Experiment with different fillings like whipped cream, chocolate sauce, or savory options like cheese and ham.
  • Make a large batch of crepes and freeze them for later use. Simply stack the cooled crepes with parchment paper in between, wrap in plastic wrap, and freeze for up to 2 months.

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