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Buttermilk crepes bubbly

Bubbly Buttermilk Crepes

These homemade crepes are thin, bubbly, and delicate with buttery crisp edges. They’re ready for your choice of sweet or savory fillings and toppings. There are no special pans required for these crepes, and only 9 ingredients needed.
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine Russian
Servings 10
Calories 158 kcal


  • pot
  • sifter
  • bowls
  • crepe pan
  • Ladle
  • Spatula


  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 ½ cups unbleached flour
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ Tbsp unsalted butter


  • Place 3 large eggs in warm water.
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  • In a medium pot warm up 2 cups of buttermilk, but don’t boil it. It should just be very warm. Stir constantly, then turn the heat to the lowest and add 2 tablespoons of sugar and a pinch of salt.
    Buttermilk crepes bubbly
  • With the heat off, beat the 3 large eggs with a hand mixer into the buttermilk.
  • Sift unbleached 1 1/2 cups of flour into the buttermilk pot. Beat until well incorporated.
  • In a separate, medium-sized pot warm up 2 cups of milk (not boiled, just very warm).
  • In a cup or a little bowl, mix 1 teaspoon of vinegar and 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda (this will foam up). Add to the milk pot.
  • Combine the buttermilk and milk together, by beating with a hand mixer to get the batter smooth.
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  • Heat up a crepe pan. Caution: Hot!
  • Lightly melt a small slice of unsalted butter.
  • With a ladle, pour one scoop onto the hot pan, turning pan making sure the batter is all over the pan.
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  • As soon as crepe starts to get a golden color, flip it over.
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  • Crepes will come out bubbly and light.
    Buttermilk crepes bubbly


Nutrition Facts
Bubbly Buttermilk Crepes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 158 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 60mg20%
Sodium 145mg6%
Potassium 166mg5%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 238IU5%
Calcium 121mg12%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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