Recipe: Crunchy Peanut Pancake

Craving for some crunchy apam balik from the pasar malam? You’re not the only one! A lot of us grew up going to pasar malams, and what do we usually love buying there? Street food of course. There’re no denying that pasar malams have the tastiest street food, and one of the best street food in Malaysia is the apam balik! The apam balik, or what we’ll call in this recipe, the Crunchy Peanut Pancake, is a fluffy pancake filled with sweet corn and peanuts. This soft pancake is usually made on the spot right after you order, so that you can enjoy it while it’s still piping hot and delicious! These days, not only sweet corn and peanuts, it also comes in a variety of other sweet and savoury fillings! These pancakes have a thick surface with thin and crispy sides, a perfect snack for both kids and adults! 

Although this snack is very tasty, we mostly only see it in pasar malams, so we don’t get to eat it often. But what if you really want to eat a Crunchy Peanut Pancake right now? No worries, we’ve got you covered! Try out our homemade Crunchy Peanut Pancake recipe. It will surely satisfy your cravings and it tastes almost the same as the original! With a few easy to find ingredients and only 4 simple steps, you can make yourself some delicious Crunchy Peanut Pancakes to enjoy! Also, just a small tip, you can customize the amount of peanuts you put in the recipe. So if you’re a diehard peanut lover then feel free to put in as much as you want! It’s totally up to your choice. Follow our recipe and make some now to enjoy as snacks!

 

Ingredients:

Eggs 2

Caster Sugar 70g

Cooking Oil 1tsp

Water 450ml

Corn Flour 20g

Rice Flour 80g

Self Raising flour 200g

Baking Soda 1tsp

 

Steps:

  1. Whisk eggs and caster sugar together. Then add cooking oil, water and whisk again. Sieve corn flour, rice flour, self raising flour, baking soda into the mixture and mix well.
  2. Filter the mixture and let it rest for 20 minutes.
  3. Heat a pan at lowest heat and spread 1 scoop of mixture into it. Make a quick turn to make the layer as thin as possible.
  4. Add coarse sugar, a small piece of butter, roasted peanut nibs, cream corn sugar (canned) and flip half of the pancake when it turns brownish.

Tadaa! Your Crunchy Peanut Pancakes are now done! Now you can share them with your loved ones. With our guidance, you can get yourself a failed-proof and yummy dessert. Take the pressure off yourself and bake worry-free. But if your desserts aren’t turning out the way it should, don’t hesitate to ask for help in our friendly community group! We are always ready to tend to your baking needs.

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