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Pancakes

Homemade pancakes are truly a beautiful thing in the morning. Now the only issue is finding a recipe you want to stick to. ITEMS USED:...

Homemade pancakes are truly a beautiful thing in the morning. Now the only issue is finding a recipe you want to stick to.

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INGREDIENTS:

Traditional Pancakes Ingredients:

  • 1.5 (386g) cups milk

  • 1 egg

  • 2 cups (300g) all-purpose flour

  • 1/4 cup (62g) granulated sugar

  • 1 tsp (4g) salt

  • 1/4 tsp (1g) baking soda

  • 1 Tbsp (12g) baking powder

  • 2 (21g) Tbsp melted butter


Japanese Pancake Ingredients:

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 Tbsp (14 g) whole milk

  • 1 tsp (3 g) vanilla extract

  • ¼ cup (30 g) cake flour

  • ¾ tsp (3 g) baking powder

  • ½ tsp (1 g) fine sea salt

  • 2 ⅕ Tbsp (35 g) granulated sugar

  • Water

  • Whipped cream

  • Powdered sugar

  • Butter

  • Maple Syrup


INSTRUCTIONS:

Traditional Pancake Method:

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together egg and milk.

  2. In a separate bowl, whisk and combine all-purpose flour with granulated sugar, salt, baking soda, and baking powder.

  3. Mix the dry ingredients with the wet ingredients while constantly whisking.

  4. While whisking add in melted unsalted butter. Whisk until combined. Rest for 5 minutes.

  5. Preheat a nonstick skillet over medium. Spray with spray oil or unsalted butter.

  6. Once hot spoon ¼” dollops of the pancake batter. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown on the bottom.

  7. Flip and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes. Repeat with the rest of the batter.

  8. Top with butter and drizzle with maple syrup to serve.


Japanese Pancake Method:

  1. Start by cracking the eggs into a medium bowl and separate them into two separate bowls. One for the yolks, and one for the whites.

  2. To the yolks, add in whole milk, vanilla extract, and whisk together. Sift in cake flour, baking powder, and fine sea salt. Whisk to combine.

  3. Separately begin beating the egg whites with an electric beater. Once soft peaks form, slowly add in granulated sugar at a time until all is added. Beat until stiff peaks form.

  4. Fold in a ¼ of the meringue into the yolk mixture until fully incorporated.

  5. Repeat this process a quarter at a time until all of the meringue has been added.

  6. Transfer to a piping bag.

  7. Heat a nonstick skillet over low heat until hot. Spray with cooking oil and wipe off any excess.

  8. Pipe two evenly sized mounds along with a spoonful of water. Immediately cover and let steam, and cook for 5 minutes.

  9. Lift the lid and pipe another large mound on top of the two mounds. Add another spoonful of water, cover, and cook for an additional 3-4 minutes.

  10. Carefully roll/flip the pancake, add another spoonful of water, and cover. Cook for 3-4 minutes.

  11. Remove from the pan, and add to a plate. Top with whipped cream, butter, and a generous dusting of powdered sugar.

29 Comments


Tony Pepperoni
Tony Pepperoni
Jan 16

These pancakes made me take a 5 hour shit, they were fire tho

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hellybaybee
Aug 13, 2023

The pancakes are amazing - made them for my niece and brother and they loved them. Out of curiosity, in America, do you not use volume measurements for liquids? Just wondered because the metric measure was in grams and not millilitres (which is what we use in Europe). Still scared to try the Japanese ones 😯

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Shalice Moseley
Shalice Moseley
Apr 05
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they do measure using volume, he just likes using weight.

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Shivaani Jk
Shivaani Jk
Jan 19, 2023

These turned out awesome!! I used buttermilk and flax meal as my egg substitute and it still turned out like divine softies! Tnx soo much Josh!!!😍❤️

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Il Redentore
Il Redentore
Jan 11, 2023

these are turning out soo much watery to me, despite the proportions being perfect, help me guys anybody knows what I might be doing wrong?

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Sarah Beth
Sarah Beth
Mar 23, 2023
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1 1/2 cups is not 386 grams ( that’s actually double)

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M K
M K
Aug 27, 2022

Made the American version, substituted milk for almond milk (same weight) added fresh ground Cinnamon and nutmeg, as well as some rum flavor extract. Pancakes were fantastic, much better than the Krustez bag I usually get from Costco! ☺️☺️

Is there a printer friendly version?

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