Buckwheat makes a delicious, healthy crepe which are gluten free and dairy free and perfect for a healthy breakfast or light meal. Traditionally buckwheat pancakes are called galettes in France.
For best results, make the batter in advance and store them in the fridge for at least 2 hours but they can be made up at the last minute too. Try this super simple tasty recipe.
- 1 cup 100% buckwheat flour
- 1 egg
- 1 1/2 cups of water
- A pinch of salt
Sieve the flour into a bowl to remove any lumps
Add the egg, water and salt and mix together until the mixture is smooth.
If possible, store in the fridge for 2 hours or overnight
Melt a little butter on your pan and swirl around so that the base of the pan is covered in butter
Add a small around of batter and swirl over the pan to give you a nice, thin crepe
Enjoy with a squeeze of lemon and a dusting of desiccated coconut mixed with cinnamon for sweetness or any filling of your choice!