Crespelle


Introduction

Crespelle are Italian-style pancakes, made with a thin batter and cooked in a frying pan. They can be served plain or filled with a variety of sweet or savoury ingredients.

Ingredients

– 1 cup (250ml) milk
– 1 egg
– 1/2 cup (100g) flour
– 1/4 teaspoon salt
– 1 tablespoon (15ml) olive oil or butter

Method

1. Combine milk, egg, flour and salt in a bowl and whisk until the batter is smooth.

2. Heat a large frying pan over medium heat and add oil or butter.

3. Pour in 1/4 cup (60ml) batter to the pan and tilt the pan to spread the batter evenly.

4. Cook for 1-2 minutes until the pancake is golden brown and cooked through.

5. Remove from the pan and repeat with the remaining batter.

Description

Crespelle are thin, Italian-style pancakes that are cooked in a frying pan. They can be served plain or filled with a variety of sweet or savoury ingredients.

Potential Changes & Improvements

– You could add some herbs or spices to the batter for additional flavour.
– You could fill the crespelle with cooked vegetables, meat or cheese.
– Serve with a tomato or cream sauce.

What Other Foods It Works Well With

– Vegetables
– Meat
– Cheese
– Tomato sauce
– Cream sauce

Common Mistakes

– Not whisking the batter well enough, resulting in a lumpy batter.
– Not spreading the batter evenly in the pan, resulting in an uneven pancake.
– Overcooking the pancake, making it dry and tough.

Nutritional Information

– per pancake:
– Calories: 107
– Fat: 7g
– Saturated Fat: 2g
– Carbohydrates: 8g
– Sugar: 2g
– Protein: 3g
– Sodium: 107mg

Allergens

– Milk
– Egg
– Wheat


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