Stack of tall pancakes on plate with butter and maple syrup

Fluffy Japanese pancakes

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(4 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 1 hr, 30 mins (or approx 12 mins cooking per pancake)

Easy

Makes 6

Make these tall Japanese pancakes and watch them bounce and jiggle. Something a little different for your next brunch or weekend breakfast treat

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal174
  • fat4g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs27g
  • sugars8g
  • fibre1g
  • protein6g
  • salt0.4g
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Ingredients

  • 150g self-raising flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
    Baking powder

    Baking powder

    bay-king pow-dah

    Baking powder is a raising agent that is commonly used in cake-making. It is made from an alkali…

  • 2 tbsp golden caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

  • 1 tbsp rapeseed, sunflower or grapeseed oil
  • 180ml milk

    Milk

    mill-k

    One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a complete food. While cow…

  • dash of vanilla extract
  • oil spray for cooking or a mild-flavoured cooking oil (whatever you use in the batter)
  • maple syrup, ice cream, crisp bacon, berries.
    Maple syrup

    Maple syrup

    may-pul sir-rup

    The rising spring sap of a number of varieties of maple tree

Method

  1. Sift the flour and baking powder into a bowl and add the sugar. Make a well in the centre and add the eggs and oil. Stir them into the flour then gradually add the milk and use a whisk to beat the liquid in. You can also put the lot in a blender and blitz it. Stir in the vanilla. This batter is best used quickly.

  2. Put a non-stick pan over a low heat and put one or two non-stick crumpet rings (about 3.5 cm high) in the pan. Spray (or brush) the pan lightly with oil and the inside of the rings too. Fill them no more than ¾ full with batter then cover the pan with a lid and cook the pancakes for about 10 mins on a very low heat. By this time the top of the pancake should be covered in little bubbles and look dry around the edges.

  3. Very carefully turn the pancakes over. You can do this by lifting each pancake in its ring onto the lid and then inverting the pan over them before turning the whole thing back over and taking off the lid. Cook for another 1-2 mins. Keep warm while you use up the rest of the batter. Stack and serve with your favourite toppings.

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EW Studio's picture
EW Studio
12th Mar, 2018
1.3
Not enough wet ingredients in the dough.
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