How to Make Fluffy Japanese Pancakes

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How to Make Fluffy Japanese Pancakes

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Things To Grab

  • 2 (3×2-1/8-inch) metal rings
  • Hy-Vee nonstick cooking spray
  • Skillet
  • Spatula

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Japanese-style pancakes, also commonly known as “hottokeki” (hotcakes). Japanese hotcakes are distinguished by their soufflé-like texture which creates a thick yet light and fluffy pancake. TikTok has brought this fun and delicious breakfast mainstream! Try out our recipe that incorporates sprinkles and whipped cream! 

Follow along to make these TikTok famous Japanese pancakes with Hy-Vee's Confetti Japanese-Style Pancakes recipe

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  1. Spray 2 (3×2-1/8-inch) metal rings with nonstick spray. Place the molds in the skillet. Pour pancake batter into each mold. Pour 1/4 cup water into the skillet. 

  2. Cover; cook the pancakes until tops spring back when lightly touched. 

  3. Flip each pancake and ring by gently sliding a spatula under each pancake. Use an oven mitt to help steady the hot ring as you flip it.