Sourdough Crepes Recipe

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They’re quick, easy, delicious, and healthy. This sourdough crepes recipe will quickly become a breakfast favorite!

sourdough crepes recipe

Sourdough crepes recipe

Baking sourdough crepes for my family is one of my favorite breakfasts. Not only is it easy and delicious, but it also has a lot of health benefits to it. One of my goals is to serve my family hearty, nutritious meals as much as possible. These sourdough crepes recipe is no exception! 

Keep reading to learn all about this delicious sourdough crepe recipe…

This sourdough crepes recipe is one of my top go-to breakfasts for my family. Since I am using my traditionally fermented sourdough starter, there are a ton of health benefits along with being delicious.

Crepes are also a great way to include a lot of protein rich eggs in your breakfast. Sometimes eating eggs feels monotonous, so making crepes can be a great way to add some delicious variety. 

There are so many ways to make this recipe your own, with countless topping varieties to help you become a 4 star chef. Even better? This recipe only needs 5 ingredients and is the perfect way to use up sourdough discard. 

Make them for breakfast, make them for snacks, make them and freeze them for busy mornings! 

Ready to learn all about sourdough crepes and how to make them yourself? Keep reading…

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Tips for making sourdough crepes

I love this recipe because it is super easy and is the perfect fuel to start our mornings off right. Here are a few tips that I have found to help me take my crepes to the next level:

  • This recipe is perfect for using up any extra sourdough discard that you may have. If you aren’t sure how to make your own sourdough starter, check out this post on how to make a sourdough starter from cratch.
  • Measurements are flexible, depending on how much sourdough starter you have as well as the consistency of it. The thicker the starter, the more milk you may need to add.
  • I prefer whisking my eggs with a fork. Try it – you’ll be surprised at how much easier it is than using a traditional whisk!
  • I prefer melting my butter in the cast iron skillet that I will cook the crepes in. That way, the pan is already coated with some extra butter for added flavor and make the flip easier.
  • Unlike sourdough pancakes, you want your crepe batter to be thin.
  • If you are more of a visual learner, check out my YouTube channel to watch me bake some sourdough crepes from scratch!

Now that you know some of my top tips for baking sourdough crepes, keep scrolling to see the recipe and get baking!

How to make sourdough crepes

Making this recipe is so simple and requires so few ingredients that it should be in everyone’s breakfast toolkit. Here is everything that you need to make a perfect breakfast crepe.

Ingredients:

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup of sourdough starter
  • 2 tablespoons of melted butter
  • 1-2 pinches of salt
  • ¼ cup of milk (if needed)

Instructions:

  1. Whisk 3 eggs in a bowl
  2. Add sourdough starter, melted butter, and salt to whisked eggs
  3. Whisk everything together to see consistency. If too thick, add milk
  4. Heat cast iron skillet to medium heat
  5. Ladle batter onto middle of skillet
  6. Move the pan around, letting the battery cover the entire bottom of the skillet. Watch closely until the edges begin to pull away
  7. Using a skillet, flip crepe and let cook for 1 minute more

Can you believe it’s that simple to make crepes from scratch? You will be known as the crepe master in no time! 

Now that you can make the foundation of this delicious breakfast, it’s time to customize your sourdough crepes with some delicious fillings. Keep scrolling to learn a few of my favorites…

Filling ideas 

The best part about crepes is that you can customize them in so many unique ways! Almost any crepe lover has a preference whether sweet or savory, but with this recipe you can try it all. 

Pair any of these toppings with the delicious properly prepared grains that these crepes provide and you have a new family breakfast favorite. 

Here are a few sourdough crepe filling ideas to help you get cooking.

Sweet:

  • Strawberries
  • Blueberries
  • Sliced bananas
  • Blackberries
  • Raspberries
  • Sliced peaches
  • Chocolate chips with whipped cream
  • Peanut butter 
  • Homemade yogurt

Savory:

  • Ham and Cheese
  • Sauteed mushrooms
  • Cream cheese and smoked salmon

My kids love to get creative and make up different crepe fillings too. If you have a favorite crepe filling that didn’t make the list, tell me below in the comments! 

Benefits of sourdough 

Not only is this recipe so delicious and easy to make, but the benefits of the sourdough starter are incredible. Don’t forget that your sourdough starter is traditionally fermented, making its health benefits really POP! For you and your family. 

Dr. Health Benefits mentions 15 incredible reasons to start adding sourdough that will make you wonder why you waited so long to incorporate it into your family’s meals. 

Just a few benefits of using sourdough starter in your crepe recipes are:

  1. Unlocked vitamins and minerals
  2. Probiotics
  3. Deactivated anti nutrients
  4. Antioxidants
  5. Easier to digest

…and so much more! 

Before a big day at work or school, filling up on these sourdough crepes will equip your family to succeed in whatever is thrown their way. 

How to keep crepes warm

While you are cooking crepes, it can be difficult to keep the first few warm. With their thin layers, this breakfast can cool down quickly, which no one wants to happen.

My trick to keeping crepes warm? Keep your oven on a warm setting (usually around 200 degrees) and place on a baking dish inside the oven. 

Then, when you present the delicious crepes, the first one is just as warm and fresh as the last. 

Keep reading to find out what to do with any leftover crepes…

How to store crepes

If you want to plan ahead to have crepes for the week, then a smart storing method is essential. 

Leftover crepes can be stored in the fridge for up to 7 days with parchment paper placed in between and wrapped in beeswax wrap. 

Interested in storing these crepes for longer? Freeze them for up to 2 months. 

Fair warning: I do not often come across a morning with leftover crepes – no matter how many I cook! This recipe is that good. 

More sourdough recipes

Nourishing Traditions sourdough starter

Nourishing Traditions sourdough bread

Sourdough pancakes

Sourdough discard recipe ideas

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Yield: 6 crepes

Sourdough Crepes Recipe

sourdough crepes recipe

They're quick, easy, delicious, and healthy. This sourdough crepes recipe will quickly become a breakfast favorite!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup of sourdough starter
  • 2 tablespoons of melted butter
  • 1-2 pinches of salt
  • ¼ cup of milk (if needed)

Instructions

  1. Whisk 3 eggs in a bowl
  2. Add sourdough starter, melted butter, and salt to whisked eggs
  3. Whisk everything together to see consistency. If too thick, add milk
  4. Heat cast iron skillet to medium heat
  5. Ladle batter onto middle of skillet
  6. Move the pan around, letting the battery cover the entire bottom of the skillet. Watch closely until the edges begin to pull away
  7. Using a skillet, flip crepe and let cook for 1 minute longer

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 147Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 104mgSodium: 116mgCarbohydrates: 16gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 6g
The information in this blog post is my personal experience and opinion. It is for general information purposes only, that may not apply to you as an individual, and is not a substitute for your own physician’s medical care or advice. Always seek advice from your physician or another qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding nutrition, medical conditions, and advice. Never disregard medical advice or delay seeking medical care because of something you have read on this blog.

 

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