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Mung Bean Dorayaki Sandwiched Pancakes





"Dorayaki" is a popular tea snack or dessert in Japan, which consists of two spongecake-like pancakes sandwiched typically with a red bean filling. You may also use other beans, or nutella, jam, cheese as a filling.

  • 2 Eggs, at room temperature
  • 80 g Sugar
  • 120 g German #405 flour
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp Baking soda
  • 30 ml Milk
  • 1 tbsp Caramel syrup or honey
  • 100 g Mung bean paste
  1. Whisk together flour, baking powder and baking soda. Sift and set aside. Whip the whole eggs and sugar until creamy and lemon white in colour. Sift the flour mixture into the whipped eggs. Fold to combine. Mix in milk and caramel syrup. Cover it with plastic wrap and let rest for 30 minutes.

  2. Set a nonstick frying pan over medium heat and swab on some vegetable oil with a paper towel. Drop in about 1-2 tablespoons of the batter. Cook over the low heat until brown and the tiny bubbles appear on the pancake. Flip and cook another side for about 30 seconds. Transfer to a serving plate. Continue the same with the rest of batter.
  3. Spread some bean paste onto a pancake and top with another pancake. Serve with a cup of hot tea.




46 comments:

KennyT 16/8/09 14:36

I love dorayaki coz it always reminds me of Doraemon, hehe

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Heather S-G 16/8/09 14:46

Wow...these are really cool looking! Do you eat them like a sandwich or with a knife & fork? I'm curious to try one!

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Ju (The Little Teochew) 16/8/09 15:13

I love these, with azuki bean filling, please! Can I substitute caramel syrup with honey, I wonder? As usual, you make the most yummy food, Angie!

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Andrea@WellnessNotes 16/8/09 16:17

I love bean paste... These look great!

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lisaiscooking 16/8/09 16:34

Sounds delicious! There are so many options for fillings, but nutella sounds great.

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Cooking Gallery 16/8/09 16:57

I agree with KennyT, Dorayaki always reminds me of Doraemon :). I'll try this recipe for sure, perhaps with nutella, as I don't have any red bean paste. Thanks for the recipe!

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My Little Space 16/8/09 17:19

Oh yeah, Angie, I agreed to all of them. It;s all about Doraemon:)...he he!

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Angie's Recipes 16/8/09 18:54

@KennyT, Cooking-Gallery, My Little Space: Oh, yep. I guess all Asians know about this snack through the Doraemon animated television series.
@girlichef: I ate them like a sandwich. I cut them for photographing....:-)
@The Little Teochew: Sure. I believe that traditional dorayaki uses honey.
@Andrea@WellnessNotes, doggybloggy: Thank you!

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Parita 16/8/09 23:06

You are so creative angie! those are some delicious looking sandwiches!

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Reeni 17/8/09 02:56

How yummy these are, Angie!! I love them with caramel syrup!

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Anonymous 17/8/09 04:28

Oh that looks delightful! did you know this is one of my most favorite snacks? Mmm~

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Angie's Recipes 17/8/09 14:11

@Chow and Chatter, Parita, Reeni♥ : Thank you!
@burpandslurp: Now I know. :-)

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Donna-FFW 17/8/09 14:20

With caramel syrup?? OMG, they sound absolutely delicious!

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Vrinda 17/8/09 14:21

Wow,thats indeed spongy and thick pancake...delicious sweet sandwich,Angie...

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nora@ffr 17/8/09 16:10

those look delish angie!! caramel syrup something makes me go crazy abt :) yummm!!

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pigpigscorner 17/8/09 18:13

I love this but have never tried making myself! Another must-try!

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Mythreyi Dilip 17/8/09 18:20

It so new too me but looks spongy and yummy, should try some day.

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Anonymous 17/8/09 18:53

I love this idea, definitely will make for my daughter. Her favorite would probably be nutella filling :)

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Katy ~ 17/8/09 21:49

My mom used to make delicious bean paste when I as little; I haven't had it for a very long long time. This sounds very good!

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Palidor 18/8/09 02:24

I love red bean desserts. These look so tasty!

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Beachlover's Kitchen 18/8/09 06:59

lovely!! it's been years I didn't eat dorayaki!! must make this soon!! thanks!

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Crazy Pants 18/8/09 09:59

Man I LOVE these, can't wait to eat some in Japan!

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Fearless Kitchen 18/8/09 15:44

This looks really tasty, and very different! Nice job.

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Tuty 20/8/09 05:18

Angie,
May I have the link to the mung bean paste recipe?
Thank you.

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Angie's Recipes 20/8/09 06:50

@Donna, Vrinda, pigpigscorner, Mythreyi Dilip, 5 Star Foodie, Katy, Palidor, Peachlover's Kitchen, Berni, Fearless Kitchen: Thank you!
@Tuty: Here is the recipe to make Red Bean Paste, you can use the same way to do the mung bean paste.

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Y 13/9/09 05:20

How delicious looking. I've been thinking about making dorayaki actually. I thought they had to be done in the cast iron moulds.

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Esther 10/8/10 21:16

I made these this morning and they were really good! Maybe a little too sweet, but I loved it otherwise. Would it be ok to reduce the sugar next time or would it change the texture? The only thing I had a problem with was that it took a quite a few minutes to cook each pancake. Thanks for this recipe. I love dorayaki too and it always reminds me of Doraemon too. haha

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Angie's Recipes 11/8/10 11:43

Esther: I did with 50 grams of sugar too and they were no difference. I made each with just one spoon of the batter, so I found half a minute was actually okay.

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