IMG_6378i have been a good girl recently.. because i am truly clearing the to-bake list on top of another to-bake list(_ε_)

Recipe adapted from Japanese Cooking 101

Ingredients

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1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
2 eggs
1/2 cup sugar
1 Tbsp honey
3/4 cup milk
Anko (sweet red bean paste)

Directions

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– Mix flour and baking soda in a bowl.
– In another bowl, whisk eggs, sugar, and honey together. Add milk and mix well.
– Stir dry ingredients into egg mixture, and whisk until batter becomes smooth.
– Heat non-stick frying pan with a small amount of oil and wipe excess oil well. At medium low heat, drop 1/8 of a cup of batter onto the pan, like a pancake. Cook about 2 minutes until the surface of the pancake has a lot of bubbles and the edges become dry. Flip over and cook 1 more minute.
– Transfer to a plate and cover with a wet paper towel.
– Take one cake and place a heaping tablespoon of Anko and cover with another cake. Wrap it with plastic and press with hands. Pinch to seal the edges of the pancakes together

Personal notes:

IMG_6385– to hand paint dorayaki, mix a teaspoon of dark cocoa powder with a bit of water. then, add a (or couple) tablespoon of batter and mix well with cocoa batter. pour cocoa batter into a piping cone
– oil the pan per the above instructions and heat the pan lightly. then turn off the fire
picshow20140303_173541picshow20140303_180048pipe your desired drawing (´ε` )♡.. it will get cooked almost instantly due to the heat

picshow20140303_173744then pour batter on top of drawing and spread it into a disc carefully ~ ensuring you do not touch the drawing. once you see many bubbles appear like above, flip the pancake carefully

picshow20140303_181012and here you go! easy right? (ΘεΘ;)

– i made 8 individual 9-cm and 8 individual 11-cm pancakes i.e. 4 big and 4 small dorayaki. i will attempt smaller drawings in the future although it is really difficult, especially when it is on a hot pan… do note that the chocolate on the tip of your piping cone tend to harden quickly (as if it had been baked on high heat) due to the pan. so it is crucial you clear the tip before drawing the next cake
– actually i think the cakes by itself is tasty enough ~ i will cut sugar to probably 1/4 cup in the future if i’m placing red bean paste in the cakes

IMG_6379– i sealed the seams of the cakes and the ends of the plastic wrap very tightly overnight so the cakes were very nice and round the next morning

IMG_6382see how round it is?  (ु*´З`)ू❣

Pollution index: 249 (very unhealthy)

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(10) Comments

  • Fion@轩宏妈 (April 8, 2014)

    妳我心灵相通?我正在找铜锣烧食谱,妳就上了。。。哈哈哈
    我list 上还有一大堆的美食等着我,不懂几时才能完成愿望。。。哈哈哈

  • sally (April 8, 2014)

    原来那个彩绘是这样做的哦,我喜欢那小鸡画得很可爱呢:)

  • kitchen flavours (April 8, 2014)

    Hi Victoria,
    You always make the cutest bakes! Even buns and breads!
    Looks wonderful!
    Good luck with completing your \”first\” list! LOL! I still have a loooooong way to go with mine!

  • Mel (April 8, 2014)

    Ive never been a good girl…..with a long list to bake and cook, I think it will take me ages to fulfil it. Cakes and bread with deco drawing seems more appetizing hor,…

  • 鲸鱼蓝蓝蓝 (April 8, 2014)

    有我的最爱—小叮当涅,我要那个!!!

  • Jessie Ng (April 8, 2014)

    鲸鱼 can have the Doraemon, but can I have the chicks please, hehe.

  • May Law (April 8, 2014)

    你真是厉害画, 画什么像什么, 我连一粒鸡蛋都画不出呢! 哈哈哈

  • kristy (April 9, 2014)

    My goodness, you\’re so creative ! The pancakes look really cute. Enjoy & have a great day ahead.
    Blessings, Kristy

  • Jozelyn Ng (April 9, 2014)

    每次看了你的巨作,就很遗憾为什么没有住在你家隔壁,很喜欢你画的东西,就是画什么像什么。。。我不贪心,这次我要小鸡那个 Dorayaki 就可以了。

  • 38隐形人 (April 10, 2014)

    怎么办
    这么可爱

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