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Date Pancakes Recipe

Date Pancakes
How to make Date Pancakes

Fried layers of dough with a date filling. This is a traditional Chinese dessert.

  • Total Cook Time 35 mins
  • Prep Time 05 mins
  • Cook Time 30 mins
  • Recipe Servings8
  • Intermediate

Ingredients of Date Pancakes

  • 1/4 cup refined flour (all purpose flour)
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 cup dates - ground and mixed with little sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp sugar syrup - flavoured with star anise
  • Cinnamon - to garnish

How to Make Date Pancakes

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In a bowl mix together baking powder, refined flour, sugar and egg yolk.
Dilute this mixture with water to form a thick batter and keep aside for about half an hour.
Make small patties with the ground dates.
Heat a non-stick pan and drop in a two spoonfuls of the batter to form mini pancakes.
Now place a date patty on one pancake and quickly cover it with the second pancake.
Cook till golden brown and serve.
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