Fluffy Japanese Soufflé Pancakes

Emma

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Fluffy Japanese Soufflé Pancake

Indulge in the airy delight of Fluffy Japanese Soufflé Pancakes. These pancakes, a culinary masterpiece from Japan, offer a unique twist on the classic breakfast staple.

Light as a feather and soft as a cloud, they’re a morning treat that will elevate your breakfast experience.

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Fluffy Japanese Soufflé Pancakes Ingredients

For the perfect soufflé pancakes, you’ll need:

  • 2 large eggs (separated)
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest (optional for extra zing)
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour (properly fluffed, spooned, and leveled)
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon white vinegar (or lemon juice for an alternative)
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • Neutral oil for cooking (such as vegetable oil)

Directions

Follow these steps to create your soufflé pancakes:

  1. Separate Egg Whites and Yolks: Carefully divide the whites and yolks into two bowls.
  2. Yolk Mixture: In the yolks, mix milk, vanilla extract, and lemon zest. Whisk in flour and baking powder until smooth.
  3. Egg White Mixture: In the whites, add vinegar. Beat until frothy, then gradually add sugar until stiff peaks form.
  4. Combine Mixtures: Gently fold a third of the egg whites into the yolk mixture. Add the remaining whites, folding until just mixed.
  5. Prepare for Cooking: Use a large spoon, cookie scoop, or piping bag for the batter.

Cooking the Pancakes

  1. Prep Your Pan: Lightly oil a nonstick pan and heat on low.
  2. Shape Pancakes: Scoop or pipe batter to form 2-3 pancakes.
  3. Cook Covered: Cook covered for 7-8 minutes, flip, then cook another 5-6 minutes.
  4. Serve Immediately: Enjoy with your favorite toppings!

Notes

  • Avoid Overmixing: To keep them fluffy.
  • Cook on Low Heat: This ensures even cooking without burning.

Nutrition

Per pancake, these soufflé pancakes offer:

  • Calories: 168
  • Fat: 8g
  • Carbohydrates: 18g
  • Protein: 6g

FAQs

  1. Can I Make These Pancakes Vegan? Yes, with egg substitutes and plant-based milk.
  2. How Do I Store Leftovers? Refrigerate in an airtight container and reheat gently.
  3. Can I Freeze Them? Yes, but they’re best enjoyed fresh.

Enjoy your delightful Fluffy Japanese Soufflé Pancakes and start your day with a taste of Japan!

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Fluffy Japanese Soufflé Pancake

Fluffy Japanese Soufflé Pancakes

Indulge in the ethereal softness of Fluffy Japanese Soufflé Pancakes. These pancakes are a luxurious twist on a breakfast classic, combining airy texture with a delicate sweetness. Perfect for a special morning or a delightful brunch.

  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 34 pancakes 1x

Ingredients

Scale
  • 2 large eggs, separated
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest (optional)
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon white vinegar or lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • Neutral oil (for cooking)

Instructions

  1. Start by separating the egg whites and yolks into two bowls.
  2. In the yolk bowl, combine milk, vanilla extract, and lemon zest. Sift in flour and baking powder. Mix until smooth.
  3. In the white bowl, add vinegar. Beat until frothy, then gradually add sugar until stiff peaks form.
  4. Fold in a third of the egg whites into the yolk mixture, then gently fold in the rest.
  5. Heat a lightly oiled pan over low heat. Scoop the batter to form pancakes.
  6. Cook covered for 7-8 minutes, flip, and cook for another 5-6 minutes. Serve immediately.

Notes

  • For optimal fluffiness, avoid overmixing the batter.
  • Cook on low heat to prevent burning.
  • Author: Emma
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Pan Frying
  • Cuisine: Japanese

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 pancake
  • Calories: 168
  • Sugar: 10g
  • Sodium: 122mg
  • Fat: 8g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 3g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 18g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 6g
  • Cholesterol: 125mg

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