Seasoning Cast Iron Skillet?

Learn how to do this in 4 Easy Steps!

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Seasoning cast iron skillet? Learn to how to do this in 4 easy steps and you're ready to make your favorite cast iron skillet recipes for crepes. 




Many new pans today are pre-seasoned when you buy them.

However, if you happen to buy one that has not been seasoned (or if you have not used your pan in a very long time), you should season it before using.

Follow the easy directions below and you'll be making crepes in no time! 

Seasoning Your Cast Iron Skillet in 4 Easy Steps:

  1. Begin by washing it with soap and water to remove the waxy coating.
  2. Rinse and dry it very well.
  3. Rub the inside with a rag that has been dipped in shortening or vegetable oil.
  4. Bake the pan for an hour at 300 degrees.

Note: Some recommend letting the pan sit overnight in the oven once it has been turned off, but a good many others believe that this step is not really necessary. In any event, seasoning your pan will guard against rust and help prevent food from sticking.

Want to make some great cast iron skillet recipes for crepes?

We recommend starting with our Cornmeal Crepe Batter. A cast iron skillet delivers a crisp buttery crepe that is perfect for these great crepe filling recipes:

Easy Chili Cornmeal Crepes. 

BBQ Pork in Cornmeal Crepes.

Shrimp and Chorizo Crepes.

More about Caring for and Cleaning Your Cast Iron Skillet.


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