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Batter for Sweet Crepes
Pâte à crêpes
A Recipe From: Brittany
This is the basic recipe for sweet dessert crêpes. Fill with jam, honey, chocolate, etc.

Skill Level: Easy
Serves: 5

Combine first seven ingredients in a blender jar and blend for 30 seconds on high. Cover batter and let sit for one hour.

Heat a Teflon-coated frying pan on medium-high. Lightly brush the pan with a pastry brush dipped into the melted butter. Pour about a ¼ cup of batter into the center of the pan and tilt in all directions to spread batter. Return the pan to the heat and cook the crepe for about 1 minute, until slightly brown on the underside. Turn the crepe over with a spatula (or flip, if you're brave…) and cook the other side for 15 seconds. Slide crepe onto a plate. Repeat with remaining batter.
Makes about 10 crêpes.

Sylvaine's tips
My grandmother Régine always flavored her crêpes with orange blossom water... but you can substitute vanilla extract or rum.

Recipe Contributed By
Joie de Vivre

Recipe Category: Desserts

1/3 cup all purpose flour
3 eggs
3/4 cup milk
3/4 cup water
1 Tbsp sugar
1 tsp orange blossom water
8 Tbsp melted butter
2 Tbsp melted butter (for the pan)

Wine Pairings

wine Apple cider

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