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Have you ever had the chance to use a crepe pan? I just tried one out because I got it for my birthday! Who knew you really needed a special pan?

Instead of making them in the morning, I had them at night for a little dessert after dinner! I didn’t have any berries, so I spread jam on the crepes and sprinkled powdered sugar on them. Very tasty! And actually this could be a breakfast crepe, too!

Frankly, I attempted to make crepes before but without any success. In fact, the last time I had crepes, I was 16 on the day my family moved back to Iowa. The hotel where we stayed that last night in Georgia was near a restaurant noted for great breakfast food! So the morning we headed to Iowa I ate wonderfully delicious berry and cream crepes!

To honor luscious morning crepes, check out “Oh, What a Beautiful Morning” sung by Ray Charles with The Count Basie Orchestra. I love this arrangement!

Crepes for Two


  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Dash nutmeg
  • Dash salt
  • 4 teaspoons melted butter
  • Powdered sugar


  1. Combine water, milk, egg, and vanilla in a large bowl.
  2. With electric mixer, beat together.
  3. In a different bowl put the flour, sugar, nutmeg, and salt. Stir to mix.
  4. Sprinkle flour mixture a little at a time over the egg mixture while blending with electric mixer. Beat until smooth.
  5. Stir in melted butter.
  6. Heat up the crepe pan over medium heat.
  7. Pour enough batter to coat a crepe pan to the edges, about 3 tablespoons. Spread batter by turning the pan sideways and back and forth.
  8. Brown one side then turn the crepe over to brown the other side.
  9. Makes 4-5 crepes.
  10. Thinly spread jelly on half of a crepe, fold in half and in thirds as if a fan. Dust with powdered sugar.

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About Jillaine: As a professional jazz singer who also studies law, savoring daily nosh with family refreshes me. You are invited to my table to try great food, hear tasty music, and join in upbeat conversation!

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