Samstag, 29. September 2012

Pancakes - Hoddeok

Today I made pancakes, korean pancakes to be a little bit more presice. The weather is quite ugly, 5 minutes sun followed by 15 minutes hard rain in a row. Chilly and nasty,  husband voted to lit up the fireplace and went for preparing the wood. And I am preparing for hibernation, I guess, because at the moment I can eat a lot and since early morning I am always hungry. So sweet and filling pancakes are just my thing.

Korean pancakes are made from yeast dough and stuffed with a brown sugar-walnut-cinnamon mixture. The sugar will melt during baking and results in a heavenly rich scented syrup.

In the backround baked and in front unbaked pancakes (balls with stuffing)

1 cup wheat flour
1/2 cup glutenious rice flour for crispyness
1/2 pack instant dry yeast
1 good pinch salt
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon oil
3/4 cup water (lukewarm)

Solve yeast in water with sugar. Make a yeast dough by beating and kneating all ingredients in a baking bowl until the dough is bubbly. Let the dough rise 1 hour (keep covered and warm), afterwards flatten and stretch dough on a lightly floured baking board, form a long roll and cut the roll into 6 equaly thick slices.

1/2 cup walnut halves
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tespoon cinnamon

I simply crushed all ingredients in an electric mill.

With floured hands (dough is sticky) form 6 balls, flat each of them into a disc and fill each with 1 teaspoon stuffing. Close the disc into ball shape again and let rise 10 minutes. Heat up a little oil in a non stick pan and fry each ball first until one side is golden browned, flip it over and set a weight on top (I used a small can for milk foaming filled with water half way up), press the weight down a little and fry the pancake until the bottom is browned, flip it over, cover the pan with a lit and let the pancake bake (without can ;-)) 1 minute and it is done. Up to the next. Eat quickly while pancakes are still hot...lots....
during baking a pancake has to be kept down by a wheigt
see the stuffing? Yummy!!!


Sissi hat gesagt…

They look fantastic! We also have a horrible weather. No sun all day... no heating yet (I live in a building of flats), so such pancakes would be more than welcome!

Fräulein Trude hat gesagt…

Thank you! I don't like to turn on the heating this early too but it is quite cold. At the moment it is sunny at 12 degree Celsius. I hope today it will not rain that much because I bought 3 new bramble (thornless blackberry) plants and I would like to get them into the soil and do some more gardening related work.