Photo: パティシエ 石川マサヨシPatissier Masayoshi Ishikawa

Patissier shows how to make perfect fluffy Japanese pancakes and cheesecakes without fail

By grape Japan

Exceptionally airy, soft, and fluffy, Japanese pancakes can sometimes be a game-changing experience for those used to standard stacks. That's because the style of pancakes popularized at many chic Japanese cafes are actually soufflé pancakes, using whipped egg whites and different ingredients to achieve a silky rise. The fluffy pancakes have even been released in an instant steamed bun form.

Masayoshi Ishikawa, a veteran patissier with 27 years experience, including 8 years of training at the prestigious Hotel New Otani, knows that it's not so easy to whip up a batch of these perfect pancakes from scratch. That's why the expert sweets chef has a helpful YouTube channel that features a "Without Fail" series, where he guides viewers on how to bake such gourmet desserts with super easy to follow instructions!

Japanese Soufflé Pancake

The videos break everything down step-by-step in English, and have a soothing ASMR quality to them as well that will have your mouth watering. It's not just pancakes either, as Ishikawa shows off how to make a perfectly jiggly and delicious cheesecake.

Japanese Soufflé Cheesecake

And other fancy cakes and desserts as well!

Japanese Strawberry Sponge Cake

Basque Burnt Cheesecake

Matcha Polvoron

For even more awesome "Without Fail" dessert recipes, be sure to follow Ishikawa on YouTube.

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How are cheesecakes and pancakes Japanese?

Ain't them from other countries with more milk and cheese history?

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@bokuda Japan has a way of taking things from other cultures and changing them to become uniquely Japanese. They did it with melon pan, ramen, omelets with rice, and lots of other food. Noone is saying pancakes and cheesecake come from Japan. Please improve your reading skills.

Anyways, this is a great YouTube channel, thanks for the recommendation!

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I will put my Japanese H&M pyjamas, and get in my Japanese IKEA bed to have nice Japanese dreams.

Good night!

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Here for the cheesecakes!

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