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Mar 29, 2013 08:23 AM

Flipping crepes

How do you flip crepes? My husband came in as I was making them and was amazed/concerned that I use my bare fingers to grab and flip them.
I must say, after 40 crepes, my fingers have a glow. But it seems so awkward to be using implements. I do use a fork to loosen the edge before using fingers.

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  1. Of course, at this stage of the game my fingertips are Teflon, but yes like you I use my fingers to flip thin crepes (I use a spatula for pancakes and a fork for waffles). Crepes cook up so quickly, fingers are the best tool!

    1. I use a pancake turner, the same utensil I use to flip burgers and fried eggs.

        1. I use a thin flat wooden crepe turner (I know a single-tasker). It looks kind of like a flat icing knife..

          1. My fingers, the same way you describe. The pan I use is lightweight and easily tilted to get the quick and neat flip. My spouse doesn't mind about that.... More to worry about on flambé night, lol.