Making Instagram-Worthy Fluffy Japanese Pancakes
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Have you ever seen those beautiful, fluffy, jiggly Japanese pancakes that look just like a cloud on Instagram and wondered how to make them yourself? Whether you're looking for an impressive brunch dish to wow your friends and family or just a special treat for yourself, these souffle Japanese pancakes are sure to do the trick. With a few simple ingredients and a few easy steps, you can have delicious, Instagram-worthy Japanese fuwafuwa pancakes in no time. Follow this step-by-step guide to learn how to make fluffy, delicious Japanese pancakes that are sure to turn heads.

The History of Japanese Pancakes

Japanese pancakes have been around for hundreds of years, starting in the 16th century. They were called funo-yaki (floured pancakes), which were created by Sen no Rikyu, the founder of the Japanese tea ceremony. The batter was made with either water or sake and fried before being served with miso paste as a snack during tea ceremonies. This snack was popular during the Edo period but disappeared again at the end of this period. The influence of western countries helped bring pancakes back into vogue in Japan in the 20th century. The popularity of pancakes has grown thanks to Hawaiian restaurants, which have been serving Japanese pancakes for several years.

Japanese pancakes have gotten increasingly popular in recent years. Not only do they look good, but they also taste good, and many restaurants added pancake items to their menus as a result. Social media, in particular, has helped promote the craze. It has contributed to the popularity of fluffy pancakes in recent years. The number of images on Instagram using the #soufflepancakes hashtag totals over 100,000 results. So, let’s teach you how to make Japanese souffle pancakes today.

To prepare 4 to 5 fluffy Japanese pancakes, you need the following ingredients:

    2 egg yolks

    3 egg whites

    30g flour  

    3 tablespoons of milk

    1 1/2 tablespoons of oil

    40g sugar 

    1/2 pack of baking powder

    1/2 pack of vanilla sugar

Cooking equipment

A pan with a lid, two bowls, a whisk, and a hand mixer are all required.


1.    to make the basic dough. Crack the eggs, put two yolks and half the sugar in a bowl, and whisk them together. Add milk, oil, and flour, then blend everything. Add vanilla sugar and baking powder, and stir everything into a smooth dough.

2.    In a second bowl, combine the egg whites and remaining sugar and mix with a mixer until stiff. Gradually add the stiff egg whites to the dough and mix. Do not stir too vigorously; allow some of the airiness to remain.

3.    Heat some oil in a skillet over medium heat. Now pour the mixture in small circles. The pancakes will look nicer if you use round molds, but they will expand slightly if you do.

4.    Cook the pancakes on low heat and cover the pan with a lid for 4-5 minutes, depending on the amount of space. A little more heat may cause the pancakes to burn, so use caution. Flip them over and cook for another 3–4 minutes, then serve with powdered sugar, syrup, chocolate sauce, and fruit.

Toppings and Serving Suggestions

Mascarpone: Place a dollop of mascarpone on each pancake before serving. Mascarpone is a rich Italian cream cheese that is delicious on pancakes.

Blueberries: Blueberries are one of the most popular toppings for pancakes, so why not try them? They are very juicy and can soak up the vanilla and caramel flavors of the pancakes to make them even tastier.

Strawberries: If you're looking for a more savory topping, strawberries are also delicious on Japanese pancakes. Like blueberries, they are very juicy and can soak up the pancake batter to make your pancakes even tastier.

Vanilla Syrup: Vanilla syrup is a commonly used topping for Japanese pancakes. It adds a subtle sweetness to the pancakes and enhances the flavor of the vanilla. Fruit Compote

Fruit compote is a sweet and savory topping that is great on pancakes. It adds a sweet and savory flavor to the pancakes and is very delicious.

Now that you know how to make Japanese pancakes, you can whip up these delicious treats at home whenever you'd like. Whether you want to make them for a special event or just for yourself, these pancakes are sure to please. They're simple to make and very easy to assemble, so you can make them ahead of time and enjoy them any day of the week.