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Basic Crêpes

Basic CrêpesCrêpes can be an excellent main course, appetizer or dessert. Use sweet or savory fillings - fruit, strawberry sauce, whipped cream, chocolate chips, chocolate mousse, custard, cream cheese, sautéed vegetables, cheddar cheese, ham, chicken and a variety of sauces. The list is endless!

Recipe Ingredients:

3 large eggs
1/4 cup canola oil
1 cup milk
3/4 cup all purpose flour
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt

Cooking Directions:

  1. Using a blender or whisk, mix eggs, canola oil and milk until blended. Add flour, sugar and salt continue to blend until mixed well.
  2. Brush medium frying pan or crêpe pan with canola oil. Heat pan on medium high heat. Quickly pour about 3 tablespoons of batter into pan and tilt in all directions until coated evenly. Cook for about 1 minute and remove from pan. Place wax paper between each crêpe to prevent sticking.
  3. Serve warm with a variety of toppings, or prepare ahead and refrigerate for up to 2 days. Crêpes may also be frozen up to 1 month.

Makes 10 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/10 of recipe): Calories: 117; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 56mg; Total Carbs: 10g; Fiber: 0g; Protein: 3g; Sodium: 87mg.

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