Pinoy Hotcake

Pinoy Hotcake Recipe

Pancakes or hotcakes are one of our favorite breakfast food. It comes in a variety of flavors and syrups like chocolate and blueberry pancakes.

Filipinos are no exception when it comes to making their own unique style of serving pancakes. You’d often see Pinoy-style hotcakes sold by street vendors or in carinderias. If you’re into this taste, try making them at home with this recipe!

Pinoy Hotcake Recipe

Pinoy Hotcake Recipe

Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine Filipino


  • 1 cup Flour
  • 6 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 235 ml Milk
  • 1 pc Egg
  • 1 dash Yellow food color
  • 1 tbsp Cooking oil
  • Margarine for topping
  • Sugar for topping


  • In a bowl, mix together beaten egg and milk. Then add flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and stir.
  • Add cooking oil and a dash of yellow food color then stir until the batter is smooth.
  • Heat cooking oil in a pan over low fire.
  • Pour in 1 ladle of batter into the pan. Flip when the surface starts to bubble.
  • Cook for another 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Repeat doing this until you finish all the batter.
  • Spread the margarine on top and sprinkle with sugar while the hotcake is still hot.

Image: (Team Bequette)

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