Magic Pan Crepe Recipe with Strawberry, Sour Cream & Brown Sugar

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Do you remember the Magic Pan restaurants? Those that served the most delicious and mouth-watering crepes? Well, today I’m going to share with you the Magic Pan crepe recipe, a tried and true formula that will transport you back to those memorable culinary experiences of the now-defunct restaurant chain.

This recipe features a delicate crepe filled with sweet strawberries, a dollop of sour cream (or one of our recommended sour cream substitutes), and a sprinkling of brown sugar. It’s the perfect balance of sweet and tangy flavors!

A golden brown crepe filled with fresh strawberries, sour cream, and brown sugar.

Preparing Your Tools

The first step to making perfect crepes is choosing the right pan. Nonstick pans or a crepe maker are ideal for creating thin, delicate crepes. A small 6-inch skillet can also work wonders.

Heat the pan on medium heat before starting, and remember to melt butter before adding the crepe batter. You’ll also need a wire whisk for mixing and electric-blender container to achieve the right consistency of thick cream.

Making the Basic Crepes

Now let’s dive into the basic crepes portion of this magic pan crepe recipe. You’ll need egg yolks, cup milk, and purpose flour. Blend these ingredients together until you have a foamy batter with lots of tiny air holes. The batter should be poured into the center of the hot crepe pan, then tilt the pan to spread the batter into a thin layer covering the bottom of the pan. Cook until the edge of the crepe is slightly browned, then flip to cook the other side.

Filling Your Crepes

The magic of this Magic Pan crepe recipe lies in the filling! Fresh strawberries, brown sugar, and sour cream are the stars of this show. Add a dollop of sour cream in the middle of the crepe, followed by a generous serving of fresh strawberries. Sprinkle brown sugar over the top for an additional sweet kick.

crepe with strawberry and sour cream

Enjoying Your Crepes

Once you’ve mastered this magic pan crepe recipe, you can enjoy these sweet crepes with your favorite toppings. Try adding some ice cream for a dessert crepe, or steeped banana slices for a tropical twist. The possibilities are endless when you step into the magic world of crepes!

stack of crepes

Additional Tips for Your Magic Pan Crepe Recipe

Remember, practice makes perfect. Don’t worry if your first few crepes aren’t perfect. The key is to have fun and enjoy the process. Crepe making can be much fun, especially when you see your progress and improve your crepe-making skills at top speed.

After you’ve mastered this one, try our Red Velvet Crepe recipe, a whole wheat version, or decadent Nutella S’mores crepes. Happy crepe making!

Magical Pan Crepes Recipe

Magical Pan Crepes Recipe

Yield: 8 Servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

A delightful culinary journey from the comfort of our kitchen, making Magic Pan Crepes. Perfect for a sumptuous breakfast, a light lunch, or a scrumptious dessert.


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups of milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons of melted butter
  • Fillings: strawberries (or other fruit), sour cream, brown sugar


  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour and the eggs. Gradually add in the milk, stirring to combine. Add the salt, vanilla extract, and butter; beat until smooth.
  2. Heat a lightly oiled griddle or frying pan over medium-high heat. Pour or scoop the batter onto the griddle, using approximately 1/4 cup for each crepe. Tilt the pan in a circular motion so that the batter coats the surface evenly.
  3. Cook the crepe for about 2 minutes until the bottom is light brown. Lift with a spatula, flip and cook the other side for another minute.
  4. Lay the crepe flat and add a dollop of sour cream, sliced strawberries in the center. Sprinkle with brown sugar.
  5. Fold the crepe in half, then fold again to form a triangle, or simply roll it.
  6. Serve hot and sprinkle with powdered sugar or a dollop of whipped cream for sweet crepes.


The magic of this recipe lies in the versatility of its fillings. Feel free to experiment with sweet and savory options, or even make it a fun family activity where everyone can choose their own fillings.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 130Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 53mgSodium: 200mgCarbohydrates: 16gNet Carbohydrates: 15gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gSugar Alcohols: 0gProtein: 5g
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