My Dorayaki (Red Bean Paste Pancake). One of the most famous Japanese sweets, Dorayaki (Sweet Red Bean Pancake), is a pancake sandwich with Sweet Red Bean Paste as the filling. Dorayaki is a sweet that has been loved by all generations for its exquisite combination of Western-style pancakes and the Japanese sweet bean paste. A classic Japanese confection, Dorayaki is made of honey pancake sandwich with sweet red bean filling.
Dorayaki is a delicious sandwich-like treat made with two pancakes and filled with red bean paste. It's loved by kids and adults all across Japan, and by Doraemon too! "You grab a pancake, spread some red bean paste on and top it with another pancake", said my aunt when I asked what dorayaki was. A pancake on top of a pancake. You can have My Dorayaki (Red Bean Paste Pancake) using 9 ingredients and 10 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of My Dorayaki (Red Bean Paste Pancake)
- Prepare 100 grams of ■Cake flour.
- You need 6 grams of ■Baking powder.
- It’s 2 large of Egg.
- It’s 60 grams of ◎Brown sugar (preferably light-brown sugar).
- It’s 10 grams of ◎Honey.
- It’s 1 tbsp of ◎Mirin.
- It’s 1 pinch of ◎Salt.
- Prepare 3 tbsp of Milk or water.
- It’s 300 grams of Tsubu-an.
Great recipe for My Dorayaki (Red Bean Paste Pancake). I was craving moist dorayaki that wasn't too sweet. There aren't really any hints to share, since it's quite easy. I recommend wrapping each dorayaki in plastic wrap and storing in a resealable bag overnight.
My Dorayaki (Red Bean Paste Pancake) instructions
- Combine the ■ ingredients and sift. Bring the eggs to room temperature. Divide the tsubu-an into eight portions..
- Add all ◎ ingredients in a bowl. Suspend the bowl over warm water and use a hand mixer to whisk until pale and thick (like making castella cakes)..
- It should look like this..
- Add ■ ingredients into the bowl from Step 3. Cut the batter lightly with a spatula. Add milk or water to loosen the batter, as seen in the photo..
- For each dorayaki pancake, scoop 1 tablespoon of batter and pour onto a non-stick frying pan. Cook over low heat until nicely browned. Flip over and brown the other side to finish..
- The amount of bean paste is up to you. Refer to listed amount as a guideline..
- To store them, wrap each dorayaki with plastic wrap. This will keep them moist and tasty!.
- For best results, set aside for half a day. They'll become moist and delicious..
- My husband loves it! He says it's just like the ones from a store..
- Sandwich matcha ice cream for a twist..
This makes it even more moist. Dorayaki is a delicious sweet snack made up of two honey castella pancakes held together with a thick helping of anko (red bean paste). Dora (どら) means "gong" and yaki (焼き) means fry. I guess the gong part comes from it's round shape and smooth golden surface. This classic Japanese sweet is loved by children and adults alike!