Pancakes are good, waffles are great but there is nothing better than a wonderfully thin, light crepe. You can pack them with pretty much anything: your favorite fruit preserve, savory meat and cheese, chocolate, fluffy eggs, and so much more. If you are looking to serve up a great crepe, you’ll need the right pan for perfect execution. Whether you need something non-stick or carbon-based there are so many options to choose from. We have selected the best of the best to give you a perfectly flat “French pancake”.
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This classic non-stick crepe pan from Cuisinart can’t be beaten. The surface is ideal for sliding and tossing crepe batter with ease. The triple-ply, stainless steel design has an induction ready exterior while the aluminum core provides optimal, evenly distributed heat to your batter. This 10-inch pan weighs just over 2.5 pounds and is dishwasher safe, so it will fit in nicely with all your other cookware. The riveted handles are designed to give you a great grip and remain cool while you work your way through a stunning stack of crepes.
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This beautiful, 11-inch, nonstick pan from WaxonWare will make a great addition to your cookware collection. It is made from die-cast aluminum with a magnetized induction bottom so you can use it over any cooking surface for evenly distributed heat. This pan comes with a wooden batter spreader and a long “bakelite” handle to keep your hands away from the heat. Not only is it great for crepes, but it can also handle omelets, sausages, french toast, and more. You don’t always need stainless steel to get a satisfying stovetop experience and this pan will show you the way.
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A simple, traditional way to make your crepes, this carbon steel pan from de Buyer comes in three different sizes: 11.8-inch, 10.2-inch, and 9.4-inch each designed to produce a great sweet treat or savory galette. This pan is designed to last, and become naturally non-stick. It is free of any chemical treatments and coated in beeswax which protects against oxidation and helps with seasoning. The more you use this pan, the more naturally nonstick it will become. It features an ergonomic handle with a signature french curve for flipping, stirring, and sautéing.
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The electric crepe maker from Chefman is a 12-inch, multifunctional masterpiece. It’s super easy to use, just plug it in, set your desired temperature with the control knob, wait until the “ready” indicator light turns on, and pour your batter. This griddle comes with a wooden batter spreader and spatula to help you get your crepe cooking in seconds. It’s easy to store and easy to transport so you can take it with you if you need crepes, blintzes, or bacon on your next adventure.