Dorayaki 銅鑼焼き – Gluten Free Option

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I love Dorayaki because I love red bean paste. Dorayaki is one of the most popular Japanese confectioneries. It is Anko (sweet red bean paste) sandwiched between sweet pancakes. The other reason why I love Dorayaki is because when I was a kid, I love “Doraemon” and in almost every episode has a scenes of him eating Dorayaki! So whenever I think of Dorayaki, I think of Doraemon!

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Ingredients for pancake:
1 eggs
25g caster sugar
1/2 tbsp honey
100g milk
100g plain flour / White Wing Gluten Free Plain Flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
3/4 tsp baking powder / Gluten Free Baking Powder
30g melted butter

Ingredients for fillings:
Sweet red bean paste

Method:
In a mixing bowl, use a hand whisk and beat the eggs and sugar till well, add in the honey and milk and beat well
Sift in the plain flour, baking soda and baking powder and stir in one direction till a smooth and thick,batter is formed
Add in the melted butter and mix well. Strain
Heat non-stick frying pan with a small amount of oil and wipe excess oil well. At medium low heat, drop 2 tbsp of batter onto the pan, like a pancake. Cook about 2 minutes until the surface of the pancake has a lot of bubbles and the edges become dry. Flip over and cook 1 more minute.
Transfer to a plate and cover with a wet paper towel.
Take one cake and place a heaping tablespoon of Anko and cover with another pan cake. Wrap it with plastic and press with hands. Pinch to seal the edges of the pancakes together.

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