【Gluten-Free × Buckwheat Flour】 Buckwheat Flour Pancake

Soba (buckwheat) has been cultivated all over Japan for many years. So, soba noodles, eaten traditionally in Japan, in hot dashi-broth or with cold soy sauce dip are our signature food.

When baking a pastry using buckwheat flour, it doesn’t rise higher than wheat flour one. So I created the pancake recipe using meringue. Enjoy the amazing fluffy pancake.

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SERVES:2

 

INGREDIENTS:

<Meringue>
・2 egg white
・1 pinch of salt
・13 g sugar

・2 egg yolk
・13 g sugar
・80 ml milk
・100 g buckwheat flour
・4 g bicarbonate of soda

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

To make meringue. Put egg white in a clean large bowl with one pinch of salt. Mix well, using an electric whisk or beaters. Of course, you can do it by hand like me if you are full of energy. *Add sugar in three times and mix until it is foamy with soft peak. Set aside.

*In this stage of the photo below, start adding sugar.

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2. Put egg yolk and sugar into another bowl and whisk until well smooth and turns pale. Stir in milk, shifted buckwheat flour and bicarbonate of soda.

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3. Add the meringue into the 2 in three additions and mix gently using spatula.

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4. Spread oil in a frying pan and bake the batter on both sides at low heat. Garnish with honey or maple syrup if you like.

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