Paleo Almond Flour Crepes (GAPS) Recipe
These almond flour crepes are slightly sweetened with a mild flavored honey. Almond flour crepes might seem like they would be too tender and fall apart easily, but they are actually simple to make and hold up well. You can even freeze them! Roll them, fold them and wrap with them. With only about a minute a crepe of cooking time, these whip up in a hurry for a nutritious breakfast, lunch or dinner.
5 pastured eggs
1/2 cup blanched almond flour
2 tablespoons arrowroot flour** (optional NOT GAPs legal. Omit for GAPS and low-carb)
2 tablespoons water
2 teaspoons honey*
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Pinch of unrefined sea salt
Beat the eggs and salt in a bowl. Add honey and vanilla.
Break up the lumps in the almond flour with a fork and slowly add to egg mixture while beating to prevent lumps. Whisk in water enough to make heavy cream consistency.
Refrigerate batter for about 15 minutes to allow the batter to thicken somewhat. Reincorporate the almond flour.
Heat a 10" cast iron pan on medium heat and brush with coconut oil. If your pan is well-seasoned, you should only have to do this the one time, otherwise brush with coconut oil as often as necessary.
Pour 1/4 cup of batter into the pan and quickly swirl around and tilt the pan to spread it. You may not make it all the way to the edge. That's okay. When they are rolled up you can't see the crooked edges. Allow to cook until set, but the top will still appear wet. It only takes about 45 seconds.
Work your spatula underneath and quickly flip the crepe. Cook on the other side another 10-15 seconds. Remove to a plate.
Stir the batter between each crepe. Repeat with remaining batter.
Stack finished crepes on top of one another to keep warm and flexible.
Serve stuffed with cultured Mascarpone cheese and top with stewed fruit. Or come up with your own stuffing and topping!
*Omit honey for a more savory crepe and stuff with eggs, mushrooms and spinach!
**Arrowroot flour is NOT necessary in this recipe and the crepes are still delicious without it. I just happen to think it makes them even better texture-wise. Omit for a GAPS legal recipe.
Separate each crepe with a sheet of parchment and freeze in air-tight container. Thaws in a few minutes on the counter.