Crepe Maker

If you are not familiar with what a crepe actually is, it is a very thin flat pancake. You fill the flat pancake with fruit, vegetables and cheeses. Then you roll the pancake into a thin tubular shape. Most people buy them frozen because they are too hard to make on your own. But there is hope for those people who want to have home cooked crepes. Behold the crepe maker, you can buy these in most stores like Target or Wal-Mart that have house ware or kitchen sections.

There are a few different styles to choose from, one style of crepe maker looks like an upside down pan with a curve in the pan. This curve will hold the crepe batter in place. With this style of pan, the crepes are made by stovetop. The maker is heated on the stove and the batter that you mix yourself is added to the hot pan. The batter heats up and the pancakes are formed, then you add your filling and the crepes cook up in minutes.

Another style is a table top electric crepe maker. These makers have a pancake griddle style look to them. The batter spreads out on the griddle just like pancakes do. Then once the pancake is formed the middle is added add and the crepes can be rolled and ready to eat.

Some crepe makers come with recipes but you can use your own from a cookbook or online. The best part about making crepes with a crepe maker is that you don’t have to worry about the crepe falling apart. It may take you a few tries to get the perfect crepe but it can be done. With a crepe maker, you can be more diverse with your fillings. You can use not only cheese and fruits but vegetables, meats and special ethnic foods too.

Making crepes is not as easy as it sounds, especially if you are making them the correct way. Like pancakes it does take time to make them look right. But you will get the hang of it over time. Choose a crepe maker that seems the easiest to use. There are so many different styles and brands on the market today. There are the old fashioned makers and the more contemporary styles. There is a crepe maker for everyone.

Finding a crepe maker is easier than you may think. These days there are makers for just about anything from Crepes to Quesadilla makers. Next time you are in a store like Target or Kmart, take a look in their kitchen aid section and you will find at least one brand of crepe maker. If you don’t have any luck then try searching online. You will have so many choices that you may have a hard time deciding which one to buy.

They make great gifts for Christmas, Birthdays and even Wedding Gifts. Basically the prices on crepe makers are reasonable. You can get a good inexpensive Crepe Makercrepe maker for $ 35 but if you are looking for a gourmet style, fancy Crepe Maker it may cost you about $ 200 plus. Shop around and check out the best crepe makers, you will no doubt find one that suits your needs.

If you have never had a crepe before, you really should invest in a crepe maker and taste what you have been missing. The popular versions of crepes fillings are fruit and cheese. The best part about using a crepe maker is that you can create your own style. There are hundreds of recipes for Crepes that you can find online. You can make a variety of crepes they are great for parties or just for a nice Sunday breakfast.

This Crepe Maker Review is Written/Updated on May 9th, 2009 and filed under Kitchen Appliances. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

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