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Fluffy Japanese Pancake Recipe

The popular Japanese pancake is incredibly fluffy, light and it’s so easy to make too. The key to have these perfect shape pancakes is a ring mold and a beaten egg white. Follow the recipe and see the ease of making them yourself.

fluffy Japanese pancake
fluffy Japanese pancake

Ingredients for Japanese pancake

  • 1, 1/2 cups all purpose-flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3 tablespoons confectioners sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1, 1/4 cups milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
Ingredients for Japanese pancake
Ingredients for Japanese pancake

Directions

Add the milk, egg yolk, melted butter and vanilla extract in a bowl.

add ingredients to the bowl
add ingredients to the bowl

Whisk them together with a hand beater until combine.

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Whisk the flour, confectioners sugar, baking powder and salt together in a large bowl.

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Add the milk mixture into the large bowl and whisk with a hand beater until smooth.

add the flour mixture
add the flour mixture

In another large bowl beat the egg whites and the cream of tartar with a electric beater until stiff peaks forms.

beat the egg white
beat the egg white

Add 1/3  beaten egg white into the flour and milk mixture and stir to combine gently.

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Add the remaining beaten egg white and fold gently until just combine. (remember not to over mix)

add remaining egg white
add remaining egg white

Grease the inside of a 3 to 4-inch-wide 2-inch-high ring mold with butter or cooking spray and place the mold in a nonstick skillet over low heat.

place the mold in the skillet
place the mold in the skillet

Fill the half of the mold with the batter.

pour the batter in the mold
pour the batter in the mold

Cover the skillet with the lid and cook for about 5 minutes until the batter rises to the top of the mold and is golden on the bottom.

batter rises to the top
batter rises to the top

Flip the molds carefully cover and cook until golden on the other side about 5 minutes more.

flip the mold
flip the mold

Remove the mold and serve your delicious fluffy pancake and enjoy…

fluffy Japanese pancake
fluffy Japanese pancake

 

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