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Let’s find out the recipe for Japanese pancakes: photos and videos to make them perfect!

Japanese pancakes

The trick to getting fluffy and fluffy Japanese pancakes? Mounting snow whites but not only. Here's how to prepare them with the original recipe.

There aren't too many ways to define Japanese pancakes other than fluffy . This Italianized term to render the English concept of fluffy , i.e. soft but at the same time frothy , perfectly describes this dessert.

Having arrived in Italy from Japan via the United States, social networks, in particular Instagram, consecrated them. In fact, it is here that the first attempts at imitation were seen which led to various versions, all united by the presence of whipped egg whites which is the substantial difference between classic and Japanese pancakes. Let's go to the kitchen to prepare the dessert, even with our video of the preparation .

Japanese pancakes
Japanese pancakes

How to make tall Japanese pancakes

Divide yolks from whites

1. First, separate the egg whites from the yolks.

Beat egg whites until stiff

2. Beat the egg whites with an electric whisk until stiff, adding the sugar a little at a time, letting it fall from the edge of the container.

Add ingredients to the whipped egg whites

3. Mixing from bottom to top, add the milk and the sifted flour with the baking powder , a little at a time.

Add the egg yolks to the other ingredients being careful not to disassemble the mixture

4. Then mix the egg yolks , one at a time, mixing with a wooden spoon, trying to avoid disassembling the mixture.

Grease pan and pour Japanese pancake mix

5. Heat a non-stick pan and lightly grease it with butter . Pour a ladle of dough to form a layer of at least 3 cm : in this way you will obtain the characteristic fluffy consistency typical of Japanese pancakes. Help yourself with a cookie cutter if necessary.

cook Japanese pancakes on both sides

6. When bubbles begin to form on the surface, turn the pancakes with the help of a kitchen spatula and continue cooking for another couple of minutes.

Plating Japanese pancakes

7. Arrange the pancakes on a plate and complete with maple syrup and powdered sugar. Serve hot.

Fluffy pancakes are perfect for breakfast or as a snack for the little ones. But be careful not to confuse them with dorayaki , pancakes filled with red bean jam! If you are more traditionalist , however, here are the Nutella pancakes .

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We advise you to consume them immediately after preparation and not to wait too long: in fact, over time they will tend to "deflate".

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