fish-shaped hot cakes
- Makes: 8
- Calories: 145 kcal
- Japanese: Tai-yaki
- 240 g mashed sweetened red bean paste
- 1 egg
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 180 ml milk
- 150 g all-purpose flour, plain flour or cake flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- a little salad oil
- Taiyaki Japanese Fish-Shaped Hot Cake Maker (available on Amazon.com)
Add the baking powder to the flour and sift.
Beat the egg. Add the sugar and mix. Add the milk and the sifted flour and baking powder Step 1 and mix.
Heat the Taiyaki Japanese Fish–Shaped Hot Cake Maker on medium heat for 2 minutes. Add the oil. Add 2 tablespoons of the mixture Step 2.
Put the mashed sweetened red bean paste in the center. Pour more of the mixture over the mashed sweetened red bean paste until it is hidden.
Close the Hot Cake Maker. Turn and bake the other side on medium heat about 2 minutes. When done, remove the cake by pulling from the tail.
The fish-shaped pancake sweet has been eaten from the Meiji Era. Besides mashed sweetened red bean paste, chocolate and custard cream are also delicious alternatives.
Japanese foods recipes
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