Hoddeuk, often sold by street vendors are Korean
pancakes stuffed with brown sugar and walnuts. They
are a very tasty treat or dessert, and easy to make.
you need (separated by stage):
3 tbsp of
1/4 tsp of white sugar
1 1/4 cups of all-purpose flour
3/8 cup of
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 cup of brown sugar
2 tbsp of chopped walnuts
tsp of cinnamon powder
First, prepare the yeast by mixing the water, sugar,
and yeast in the bottom of your mixing bowl, then leaving
it for 10 minutes. Then add in the milk, flour, and
salt. Mix well, then cover the bowl with plastic wrap
and let the yeast do its thing for 3 hours. At the end
of the 3 hours, mix the brown sugar, cinnamon, and walnuts
in a separate container. I like the walnuts very finely
Grease a large frying pan and set it on the burner,
medium heat, to warm up. Then grease your hands (so
the dough doesn't stick to them) and pull out 1/6 of
the dough. Flatten it with your hands, put a spoonful
of the cinnamon-nut-sugar filling in the middle, then
pull the dough together to seal it and make a ball.
You can shape all six at once, or shape the first
batch, cook them, shape more, cook them, et cetera.
I prefer the first method, as I've found they tend to
stick to the plate and don't want to be transferred
to the pan. It does involve greasing, washing, and
re-greasing my hands, though.
Anyway, put one or several into the frying pan, depending
on its size. Press them down with a greased spatula.
Cook as you would cook a pancake, except they won't
get bubbly; you'll have to look at the undersides to
see how done they are. When both sides are golden brown
- and the filling is very likely leaking out - they're
done. These are best when warm.
I imagine there are a lot of possible variations
on this recipe. Different nuts in the filling, for example,