Recipe Sifter

X
  • Start Here
    • Course
    • Main Ingredient
    • Cuisine
    • Preparation
    • Occasion
    • Diet
    • Nutrition
1

Select () or exclude () categories to narrow your recipe search.

2

As you select categories, the number of matching recipes will update.

Make some selections to begin narrowing your results.
  • Calories
  • Amount per serving
    1. Total Fat
    2. Saturated Fat
    3. Polyunsat. Fat
    4. Monounsat. Fat
    5. Trans Fat
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium
  • Potassium
  • Total Carbohydrates
    1. Dietary Fiber
    2. Sugars
  • Protein
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin E
  • Magnesium
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Find exactly what you're looking for with the web's most powerful recipe filtering tool.

    You are in: Home / Recipes / Dorayaki (Sweet Filled Pancakes) Recipe
    Lost? Site Map

    Dorayaki (Sweet Filled Pancakes)

    Dorayaki (Sweet Filled Pancakes). Photo by BirdyBaker

    1/4 Photos of Dorayaki (Sweet Filled Pancakes)

    more photos

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 30 mins

    30 mins

    1 hr

    BirdyBaker's Note:

    Legend has it that the first Dorayaki were made when a samurai named Benkei forgot his gong (‘dora’ in Japanese) upon leaving a farmer’s home where he was hiding and the farmer used the gong to fry the pancakes, thus the name Dorayaki. These are really yummy and great for a brunch or snack. The adzuki bean paste is known as anko. Cook time is estimate.

    • Save to Recipe Box

    • Add to Grocery List

    • Print

    • Email

    My Private Note

    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    dorayaki

    Units: US | Metric

    Pancakes

    Directions:

    1. 1
      For the bean paste:.
    2. 2
      Soak adzuki beans in water overnight.
    3. 3
      Heat adzuki beans in a pot with one cup of water. When they come to a boil, add two more cups of cold water. When they come to a boil again, drain the beans in a colander.
    4. 4
      Return the beans to the pot, add three cups of new water, and cook over high heat. When the beans begin to jump around after the water comes to a boil, turn the heat down to low and simmer until the beans are soft, about one hour. If necessary, add water so that the beans are always covered. Fastidiously skim off any foam that appears on the surface.
    5. 5
      When the beans are soft enough to break between your fingers, drain them in a colander.
    6. 6
      Return the beans to the pot again and mix in the sugar.
    7. 7
      Mash the beans continuously over medium heat until almost all the water has evaporated and a paste has formed, about 35 minutes.
    8. 8
      Add the salt and stir over medium heat for about 5 minutes more.
    9. 9
      Remove from heat and transfer the paste to a container so that it can cool.
    10. 10
      The paste may be kept in the refrigerator for three days and then frozen. (Makes 2 cups).
    11. 11
      For the pancakes:.
    12. 12
      Whisk eggs with sugar and honey in a mixing bowl.
    13. 13
      Add sifted flour and baking powder.
    14. 14
      Slowly add water while whisking until smooth.
    15. 15
      Drop small ladlesful on a lightly oiled fry pan or griddle to make pancakes that are about 3 inches in diameter. When bubbles start to appear, turn over the pancakes and cook briefly on the other side until golden.
    16. 16
      Spread about two tablespoons of adzuki bean paste on one pancake, then cover it with another to make a sandwich.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 14, 2005

      55

      I've only made the pancakes from this recipe (I found it originally on moscowfoodcoop.com)- I've made adzuki bean paste from a different recipe and also bought it canned. The pancakes are very tasty and have a flavor much like those from a bakery. This time they were a bit too puffy - I don't know why - but the same recipe has turned out perfectly for me before. These are really designed to be drunk with hot green tea - their soft sweetness and its hot bitterness complement each other. I like them as a portable snack (carry a green tea bag, too), because they satisfy a sweet craving, but have enough protein from the bean paste that you don't immediately crash again.

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
    • on December 24, 2006

      35

      I just made this today. It was pretty close to what i had bought from the stores in Chinatown, although the "pancake" part was a bit dry. Instead of smashing the beans in the pot while cooking it over medium fire, i mashed the beans in a bowl with a drinking glass (the other way was a bit time and energy consuming). If i am going to make it next time, i'll make a few changes. The filling or adzuki bean paste was kind of too sweet for my taste, so i'll cut cut back the sugar to about 1/2 cup. Also leave some liquid in the pot so that the filling is moist (i am thinking about putting it in a blender).

      person found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
    • on September 09, 2006

      55

      so good!! I'll be making these a lot. Thank you for the recipe. Near the end, when all the water had evaporated (while mashing), I decided to put the mixture in a food processor to further blend things together.

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No

    Read All Reviews (4)

    Advertisement

    Nutritional Facts for Dorayaki (Sweet Filled Pancakes)

    Serving Size: 1 (756 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 228.2
     
    Calories from Fat 10
    81%
    Total Fat 1.2 g
    1%
    Saturated Fat 0.3 g
    1%
    Cholesterol 42.3 mg
    14%
    Sodium 91.7 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 48.7 g
    16%
    Dietary Fiber 2.8 g
    11%
    Sugars 26.8 g
    107%
    Protein 6.4 g
    12%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    bean paste

    Ideas from Food.com

    “Everything

    Everything Holidays

    Make this season merry, bright and manageable with our easy ideas.

    Advertisement


    Over 475,000 Recipes

    Food.com Network of Sites