The dish was created out of a mistake made by a 14 year old assistant waiter Henry Carpentier (1880–1961) in 1895 at the Maitre at Monte Carlo's Cafdé Paris. He was preparing a dessert for the prince of Wales, the future king Edward 7th, (1841-1910) of England.

crepe with sugar

Steps needed to prepare the recipe:

  1. Whisk together flour and eggs in a medium bowl.
  2. Add milk and cream, and whisk until smooth.
  3. Pour through a fine strainer into a bowl, cover, and refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight.
  4. Make the crêpes: Heat a seasoned crêpe pan or small nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot.
  5. Grease pan with a little butter, then pour in 1⁄4 cup batter.
  6. Working quickly, swirl batter to just coat pan, and cook until edges brown, about 1 minute.
  7. Turn with a spatula and brown other side for about 30 seconds.
  8. Transfer to a plate and repeat with remaining batter, greasing pan only as needed.

Ingredients needed for the recipe:

  • 6 tbsp. flour
  • 6 eggs
  • 6 tbsp. milk
  • 3 tbsp. heavy cream
  • Unsalted butter, as needed

This is my favorite recipe because i grew up eating it , in daycare and school in France. Crepes are my comfort food anytime i feel sad the first thing that come to mind is eating a crepe with nutella. I really hold importance to it cause it is part of my french culture, and now that i am not living in France no more. The little thing that can remind me of my country matter to me a lot!

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