Cade here! You all asked to make it clear when it was me sharing a recipe so here I am, haha. Crepes have always been a Saturday tradition with our family. Our girls will make sure they are the first ones up so that we don’t sneak down and try making something other than crepes. Our 5 year old is really into food shows so she wanted to create a new version and strawberry milkshake crepes were born!
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We looooove Le Creuset and the girls all surprised me in January with a new crepe pan from them. It is perfect. A regular skillet can make it tricky to get a perfect crepe and often they stick.
This nonstick pan has a long, sturdy handle that makes swirling to get the batter over the entire pan so easy and it’s nonstick surface helps the crepe release with a beautiful golden color and absolutely no tears. Now I just need to get the stick so I don’t have to tilt the pan!
The girls love to help in any capacity and they especially make sure I make their crepes right, haha. It can’t get much better than this though, being around the kiddos, cooking up their favorite breakfast and watching them enjoy every minute of it.
Our oldest has especially taken to styling the photos. She did this one and we think she did pretty darn good. Who knew breakfast could help us bond and shape their talents?
These strawberry milkshake crepes hit the spot for us, stuffed fulled of berries and creme, ahhhhh, they were so good! We will be adding these to our Saturday tradition just to keep things mixed up a little. What are some of your Saturday breakfast traditions?
Can Crepes be Made With Whole Wheat Flour?
Yes, for a more nutritious crepe, you can use whole wheat flour.
I suggest using white whole wheat flour instead of red wheat.
White whole wheat flour will give you the same nutrients with a lighter colored and textured crepe.
Can Crepes Be Made Ahead?
Crepes can be prepared ahead of time.
Stack cooked, cooled crepes with wax paper and refrigerate, up to 3 days.
How Do You Reheat Crepes?
Remove stack from the bag, and reheat in a microwave at HIGH for 15 seconds.
Strawberry Milkshake Crepes
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Strawberry Milkshake Crepes
- 4 large eggs
- 2 1/2 Cups whole milk
- 3 Tablespoons strawberry milk mix Nesquick works great
- 2 Cups flour
- Pinch of salt
- 2 Tablespoons Sugar
- 2 tablespoons of butter melted
For the filling
- 1 Cup heavy cream
- 1/4 Cup powdered sugar
- 2 Cups strawberries chopped
- 1 Tablespoon sugar
For the Filling
- Beat the cream until thickened, sprinkle in the powdered sugar and beat again until peaks begin to form when you lift the beaters.
- In another bowl, smash the berries and add the sugar, stir to combine.
- Set aside while the crepes cook.
- When you are reading for serving, fold the berries into the cream, including any juices.
For the Crepes
- In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk and strawberry milk powder.
- Add the remaining ingredients and whisk until smooth.
- Set aside.
- Heat a crepe pan or nonstick skillet over medium heat.
- Add a little butter if desired.
- Pour 1/3 cup into the pan, or 1/4 cup if your pan is smaller.
- Swirl the pan to coat the entire bottom and allow to cook until set.
- Gently flip and cook until lightly golden.
- Repeat until batter is gone.
- Serve with whipped cream and berries.