Saturday, December 10, 2011

Dorayaki どら焼き♥ Japanese snacks

A traditional Japanese dessert made with pancakes sandwiching Azuki (sweet bean paste) filling. It's said that the named is derived from it's shape which resembles dora (gong in Japanese). For best results  cook on an electric pan so that pancake brown evenly.

2 large eggs
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/3 cup of water
1 cup all purpose flour, sifted
2 cups of Azuki (sweet red bean paste)

1. Whisk together eggs, sugar, and water. 
2. Add sifted flour and baking powder. 
3. Pour a small scoop of the batter into the buttered skillet (3-4 inches). 
4. Turn over when bubbles appear on the surface. 
5. Repeat this process 3&4. 
6. Scoop 2 tbsp of sweet red beans between them.
7. Enjoy now or wrap it up to enjoy as a snack later.

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