Brown Sugar & Mocha Open Dorayaki

Brown Sugar & Mocha Open Dorayaki

The rich sweetness of the mirin really brings out the coffee flavor in these pancakes. Pancake mix makes this delicious treat easy to prepare.

Ingredients: Makes 15 mini-sized dorayaki cakes

Pancake mix
100 g
★Instant coffee
1 teaspoon
1 tablespoon
1 tablespoon
☆Heavy cream
50 ml
☆Dark brown sugar
10 g
as needed


1. Place the ★ingredients in a bowl and mix well with a hand mixer. Switch to a spatula, add the pancake mix and gently fold it in.
2. Whip together the ☆ingredients until soft peaks form.
3. Spoon out the batter from Step 1 onto a heated electric griddle. Spread it out to about 5 cm in diameter. When the surface begins to bubble, flip over the pancakes.
4. Top the pancakes with the whipped cream, followed by the anko. All done.

Story Behind this Recipe

I had some brown sugar-flavored whipped cream that went well with coffee-flavored bread. When I was chosen as a cooking monitor for a new mirin product, I decided to try using it to whip up an easy and delicious recipe.