Nutella Crepes for Breakfast

Nutella Crepes (photo: R Marinho)
Nutella Crepes (photo: R Marinho)

I never really cook (this is Raphael, if you are wondering, I’m the guy who takes the photos and eats all the food posted on this blog), mostly because Ghaz is a much better cook, but here and there I try something out in the kitchen to give the Wife a rest – she deserves it.

One of my few specialties are French Crepes, that can be prepared with savory or sweet fillings – I’m a man and of course I like the savory crepes better, but I had long promised the missus to make her Breakfast Crepes a couple weeks ago. So this morning, as I was trying to get out of the ‘dog house’, it was the perfect opportunity for me to get in the kitchen. Hope you guys give it a try, it’s really easy… even I can make crepes.

Preparing Nutella Crepes (photo: R Marinho)
Preparing Nutella Crepes (photo: R Marinho)

Serves: 2 – 3 people (6 crepes in total)
Cook time: 30ish minutes

  • 3 eggs
  • 12 table spoons of flour
  • 250 ml of milk (soy milk will do if you are lactose intolerant like me)
  • a pinch of salt
  • fruits (I personally recommend strawberries or banana)
  • almonds (optional)

In a bowl stir with a whisk 3 eggs and salt, then add milk and finally flour – keep stirring for a minute or two. Let the mixture rest for about 15 minutes.

White you wait, wash and slice up the strawberries (or bananas). If you choose to add almonds, crush them – it will add a nice texture.

After the 15 minutes are done, heat a frying pan (medium heat) and spray it with oil (or brush w/ butter). Then pour a full ladle of the mixture in the pan, spreading it evenly by turning the pan sideways. After about 30 – 45 seconds flip the crepe (if you are feeling good that Morning, feel free to flip the crepes in the air instead of using a lame spatula) and let the other side fry, this side will be done much faster.

Notes and Tips: the first one or two crepes that you fry won’t turn out very good, as the pan is warming up – it’s normal – serve them to the guest you like the least.

As you fry the crepes, pile them, as this will keep them warm. Spread the Nutella (yes, it must be Nutella, no similar cheap hazelnut spread… come on!) and add the sliced strawberries and crushed nuts on one half, then fold the crepe.

Voilá! All done, if you feel inspired, add some Nutella and strawberries on top to decorate it.


  1. Tahyana Marinho says:

    Raphael, fiquei com água na boca. Esse crepe é realmente delicioso! Saudades das suas aventuras na cozinha. Você e a Ghazaleh estão de parabéns e super convidados a virem fazer delicias na minha cozinha, viu!?

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