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Best Easy Crepes Recipe

Look no further than this thin and easy crepes recipe! Making crepes at home is super simple and doesn’t require any fancy appliances. With just a blender and a skillet, you can conquer this classy dessert!

Crepes on a white plate with blueberry in a small bowl on the side honey in a white bowl and strawberries in a white bowl.

The best crepe mix is right here in this recipe. A breakfast staple in our home, we make these crepes all the time. There are so many different filling options, too! From savory fillings in these savory chicken crepes to sweet cheese-filled crepes with berry sauce, the options are endless.

There’s no need to wait for a special occasion or holiday to make these perfect crepes. This basic crepes recipe makes for a great dessert, breakfast, or snack. Putting together a brunch? A variety of fillings and toppings can be put together in a spread of make-your-own crepes!

What are Crepes?

Essentially, crepes are ultra-thin French pancakes. They’re as delicate and paper-thin as lace with perfectly browned, crisp edges.

Key Ingredients

Easy crepes recipe ingredients separated in bowls- sugar, flour, oil, salt, baking powder, and egg.

Milk: Warm. Whole milk or 2% work best.

Flour: All-purpose flour.

Egg: Large one.

Baking powder: Don’t substitute baking soda.

Salt: Sea salt.

Sugar: White graduated sugar.

Oil: Extra virgin olive oil, light.

Find the full printable recipe with specific measurements below.

How to make The Best Easy Crepes Recipe

If you have a blender, place all the ingredients together and blend for 1-2 minutes. If you don’t have a blender you can follow the steps below.

Step 1: Whisk milk and flour

Combine milk and flour in a mixing bowl. Whisk together until there are no clumps left from the flour.

Clear medium bowl with flour milk and whisk.

Step 2: Add more milk

Add another cup of warm milk to the bowl and mix.

Clear medium bowl with flour milk and whisk and extra milk on the side in a small brown bowl.

Step 3: Add egg and the rest of the ingredients

Lightly beat the egg and add to the milk and flour. Add in salt, baking powder, sugar, and olive oil. Mix all together! The batter will be runny once all combined.

Clear medium bowl with easy crepes batter.

Step 4: Make the crepes

Heat up a crepe pan or any flat skillet over medium heat. Using a ladle, spoon out crepes one by one onto the skillet. Once the first side browns, flip it over and let the other side cook until light brown as well. (This process goes by very quickly.)

A thin layer of crepe batter on a black skillet.

Step 5: Fill and enjoy

Remove each crepe from the pan and stack flat on a plate. Enjoy with toppings and fillings of your choice, folding them as you like!

Thin layer of crepe batter  cooked on black skillet.

What To Serve Crepes With

Welcome to my favorite part of this recipe: when the crepes have been made and all you need are toppings! The possibilities are endless: as you might have read, you could do savory or sweet crepes. Here are some of my favorite options in serving crepes:

  • nutella and bananas
  • chocolate and sliced strawberries
  • fruit jam
  • sour cream
  • chicken filling
  • sliced fruit
  • chocolate drizzle
  • cheese filling

Recipe FAQs

Can you make crepe batter the night before?

Yes, you can mix the batter the night before and keep it in the fridge until use.

How many crepes does a recipe make?

This recipe can make crepes for 6 people. You’ll have plenty to go around! You can also easily double the portion.

Thin yellow crepes folded and stacked with red strawberries and blueberries with fresh green mint leaves on top on a white plate.

Expert Tips:

  • You can also combine all ingredients in a nutri bullet or blender for a quick and easy way to prepare the crepe batter!
  • Melt 1 teaspoon of unsalted butter before making the first crepe for a nonstick skillet. It’s a great and light oil to make the skillet nonstick for crepes.

How to Store Crepes:

  • If the crepes haven’t been filled, you can store a plate of crepes in the fridge and enjoy the next day once reheated.

Other Crepe Recipes to Try

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A stack of folded crepes with berries on top and more on the side.

The Best Easy Crepes Recipe

This recipe yields thin, soft, buttery crepes with perfectly crisp edges. 
5 from 2 votes
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Course: Desserts
Cuisine: French, Russian
Allergy: Nut Free, Vegetarian
Total Time: 30 minutes
Calories: 65kcal
Author: Marina Rizhkov



  • 2 cups warm milk whole milk
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ Tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil


  • In a mixing bowl, add 1 cup of warm milk with 1 cup of flour. Whisk together until there are no clumps from the flour.
    2 cups warm milk, 1 cup flour
    Crepe batter in a glass bowl mixed with a silver whisk.
  • Add another cup of warm milk to the bowl.
    2 cups warm milk
    A glass bowl with mixing crepe batter with a whisk and milk on the side in a brown cup.
  • Lightly beat 1 large egg and add to the milk and flour. Add in ½ teaspoon of salt, 1 teaspoon of baking powder, ½ Tablespoon of sugar and 2 teaspoons of extra virgin olive oil. Combine. Once finished, it will be runny.
    2 cups warm milk, 1 cup flour, 1 large egg, 1 tsp baking powder, ½ tsp salt, ½ Tbsp sugar, 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
    A glass bowl with crepe batter and a ladle.
  • Heat up a crepe pan on medium heat. Using a ladle make crepes one by one, turning it over to get each side browned up. (This process goes very quickly!)
    Crepe cooking in a crepe pan.


You can also combine all ingredients in a nutri bullet or blender for a quick and easy way to prepare the crepe batter.


Calories: 65kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.001g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 131mg | Potassium: 66mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 73IU | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 1mg
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