This Japanese pancake recipe has exploded online: One look at the ingredients and you’ll understand why

Pancakes have to be up there as one of life’s ultimate pleasures. They work for any time of day and are so simple to make and satisfying to eat.

You can add (almost) anything to them from sweet toppings like maple syrup or honey to savory like bacon and sausage to healthy accompaniments like fresh berries or bananas.

We may all think we know what a pancake looks like but wait until you see these Japanese pancakes. The end result gives you a stack of impressively tall pancakes which are among the fluffiest I’ve ever seen.



The Japanese food culture has brought us so many delicious dishes and sweet treats and these pancakes are no exception.

Unlike the usual, thin pancakes we’re used to, these Japanese pancakes are so tall and fluffy. They are also flavored with either lemon or vanilla … and the result is just heavenly.

Find out how to make them in the video below. The YouTube clip has already been viewed over 1 million times!

Don’t forget to share this video with those who you think would appreciate these little masterpieces.

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Photo: YouTube

You will need:

• 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

• ¼ tsp baking soda

• ½ tsp baking powder

• A pinch of salt

• 1 egg yolk + 3 egg whites

• 25 grams melted butter

• 30 grams sugar (to add to the egg whites)

• 150 grams buttermilk

• Zest of 1/4 of a lemon ( if you’re not adding lemon zest add 1 tsp vanilla) DO NOT skip the flavorings.

• 1/4 tsp cream of tartar or 1/2 tsp lemon juice

Find out the method for creating these amazingly tall pancakes in the video below:

I can guarantee that everyone in the family will love you for creating these delicious pancakes.

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