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Cade is the best crepe maker I’ve ever been married to. Ok, he’s the only crepe maker and I highly doubt that these are hardly anything in comparison to those across that great big ocean, but we love them and wanted to share our recipe for golden crepes.

Our family favorite crepe recipe ohsweetbasil.com Golden Crepes

If we make them the way Cade and the girls eat them we tend to cut down on the sugar, but for the basic version it’s in there so that I can eat mine plain and they are still sweet enough.

Our family favorite crepe recipe ohsweetbasil.com Golden Crepes

The thing to remember with crepes is that the first one usually is awful. I don’t know why, but I’ve even heard Mario Batali say it so I know we aren’t alone in thinking that. Otherwise, it’s all about practice to twirl your wrist and coat the bottom of the pan with the pancake. We just use nonstick spray but the golden version needs butter to create more flavor and color. Choose to do it however you would like.

How Long Will Crepes Last?

You can place cooked, cooled crepes between layers of wax paper or paper towel inside a storage bag and refrigerate up to 5 days.

Or place them in the freezer for up to two months.

Can Crepes be Made From Pancake Mix?

Crepes can be made from pancake mix.

The batter needs to be much thinner than pancakes.

But, nothing beats crepes made from a real crepe recipe.

Are Crepes a Breakfast Food?

Sweet Crepes are usually eaten for breakfast or dessert.

When the crepes have a savory filling such as cheese, ham, and eggs, ratatouille, mushrooms, artichoke (in certain regions), and various meat products,they are served for lunch or dinner.

Golden Crepes

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Golden Crepes

4.5 from 4 votes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4 servings


  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1/4 Cup Whole Milk
  • 1 large egg plus 1 Egg Yolk
  • 2 tablespoons of butter melted


  • In a bowl, whisk together the flour and sugar.
  • In another bowl, whisk together the milk, and egg yolk.
  • Combine the wet and dry and then whisk in the butter until smooth.
  • Heat a nonstick pan or crepe pan over medium heat.
  • Add a little butter and 1/3 cup of batter.
  • Lift the pan and roll your wrist allowing the batter to coat the bottom of the pan.
  • Cook until set and lightly golden, about 1-2 minutes, gently flip with a rubber spatula and cook for an additional minute.
  • Serve right away.


Crepes can be covered and kept in the refrigerator for 2-3 days
Nutrition Facts
Golden Crepes
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 239 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 116mg39%
Sodium 99mg4%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 7g14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Cade and Carrian have three children and love to spend time together whether it’s vacationing or snuggled up on the couch for a good movie.

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  • Can you use 2 percent milk instead of whole milk? 

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    • Hi Fran,
      You definitely can!

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  • those are some GORGEOUS crepes!

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  • Would you believe that I’ve never made a crepe? As a kid, my mom made them pretty frequently, but she just used thin pancake batter and we filled them with grape and strawberry jelly. Totally not the same as these masterpieces!!

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    • Oh my goodness, you must make them!!

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  • I love the simplicity of these crepes! They look so perfectly golden brown and delicious! It’s almost got a soothing and calming effect on the eyes! Love it!

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    • Thank you so much!

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