How to make Chinese Peanut Sesame Pancake Recipe

Here are step-by-step instructions for making Chinese Peanut Sesame Pancake (花生芝麻面煎糕 huā shēng zhī ma miàn jiān gāo) at home. This pancake looks like Malaysian Peanut Pancake but it is very different in both taste and texture.

How to make Chinese Peanut Sesame Pancake

How to make Chinese Peanut Sesame Pancake
Servings:

8-10 persons

Ingredients:

Batter

3 eggs, lightly beaten
70g sugar
260g milk
30g butter
3g baking soda
10ml water
250g all-purpose flour
6g baking powder

Filling

Proper amount shelled raw peanuts (peanuts with shell removed)
Proper amount black sesame seeds
Proper amount white sesame seeds
Proper amount brown sugar

Method:

1. Melt butter using a double-boiler.
2. Mix eggs and sugar in a bowl. Add in milk.
3. Mix baking soda with 10 ml water. Add it into the mixture, mix well.
4. Sift flour, baking powder into the mixture, mix well.
5. Add melted butter. Mix into a smooth batter and allow to stand for at least half an hour.
6. Roast peanuts at 180°C for about 15-20 minutes. Let the peanuts cool slightly. Rub them with your hands to remove the skin. Pound the peanuts to fine.
7. Stir-fry black sesame seeds until fragrant.
8. Heat pan over fairly high heat and brush some oil.
9. Turn down the heat to the lowest. Spoon 3 to 4 ladle (half) of the batter into the pan.
10. Cover pan for about 8 to 10 minutes until bubbles appear.
11. Sprinkle sugar, ground peanut and sesame evenly over the surface.
12. Cover the pan again to ensure even heating.
13. Cook for another 13 to 15 minutes.
14. Remove pancake, fold in two and cut into triangles. Serve hot.

Note:

  • You need a pan with cover.
  • The ingredients above can make two big Chinese Peanut Sesame Pancakes.
  • I prepared 300 grams of shelled raw peanuts.
  • I prepared 30 grams of each of black and white sesame seeds.
  • I prepared 2 tablespoons of brown sugar, 1 tablespoon of brown sugar for each pancake.

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