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How to make pretty crêpes?

I know how to make crêpes, however they have some tendency to be a bit ugly aesthetically speaking. Each time I go to a crêperie, I can see this kind of crêpes : However, when I try myself, I ...
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How do you make Paillets Feuilletine?

Paillets Feuilletine, dried caramelised crepes. I have looked and cannot find any method for the making of this product. As it is in many of my books and recipes but not readily available in ...
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Substituting soy milk for regular (cow) milk in crepes/pancakes

I normally make my Swedish pancakes with soy milk because my SO has a dairy sensitivity. But today I used cow's milk, and I noticed that my pancakes seemed to brown a lot faster than they usually do, ...
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How many eggs in a Mille Crêpes Cake?

I've looked through a few recipes for Mille Crêpes and see that many use double as many eggs in the batter compared with most plain crêpe recipes (6 eggs per cup of flour compared to 3). I'm not a ...
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Making buckwheat crepes buckwheatier

I want to make "real" crêpes au sarrasin. I tried twice, but the result does not have as strong buckwheat taste as the ones I tasted in France. I am at loss since it appears impossible to increase the ...
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Does an electric crepe maker require a hood and ventilation?

I have an electric crepe maker and was wondering whether it is required to have a hood with ventilation to the outside of the building?
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Why are we not generally using egg in Buckwheat crêpe (or galette) but only in Wheat Flour crêpe?

I was doing so research over the internet to know why egg are typically use in wheat flour crêpe but not in Buckwheat crêpe. Is there's a reason for it or it is just a simple question of recipe ?
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How do I use a convex crepe pan?

I picked up what I believe to be an old cast iron Crêpe pan at the thrift store. I made a batter, and its consistency seems like what I made in the past when using a frying pan. This time, however, I ...
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Where to find a crepe maker

In my childhood I have memory of a clockwork crepe maker using an alcohol burner Something like this The large drum had a circle of steel wrapped around it, and the clockwork motor rotated it ...
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What can replace milk in crepes?

I want to make crepes, but I am out of milk. Can I still make crepes? What can replace milk in this application? I do have yogurt, beer, eggs, cream, butter, flour, salt, and sugar.
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why do my pancakes (crêpes) take such a long time to cook?

I am making crêpes and I wonder why they take such a ridiculously long amount of time to cook, about 5 or 6 minutes per pancake. I remember once upon a time I was making crêpes cooking them about 90 ...
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How to make pancakes/crepes without eggs nor any liquids besides water?

I am looking for a way to make pancakes/crepes (the very thin ones), with the following limitations: no eggs no liquid ingredients besides water cheap ingredients only I've been trying something ...
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What is the difference between crepes and Swedish pancakes?

We just made the Swedish recipe this morning, and it seems like crepes...
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How does crepe batter differ from pancake batter?

What are the different ingredients in crepe mix versus pancake mix? I'd like to try my hand at making crepes from scratch...