Korean Picnic, Street, and Snack Food Recipes: Hoddeok

Hoddeok is a sweet, sugar and nut filled pancake that is a popular snack food sold on the streets of Korea. Hoddeok may have originated with Chinese merchants who immigrated to Korea in the late 1800's.

Servings: 6
Recipe Type: Appetizer, Korean, Snack, Street Food

Image: Hoddeok


1 cup all purpose flour
1/4 cup sweet rice flour
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon active dry yeast
1/4 teaspoon sugar
3 tablespoons warm water
1/3 cup + 1 tablespoon milk
cooking oil as needed

1 1/2 tablespoon crushed walnut, pecan, peanut, or pine nuts
1/3 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons honey
cinnamon to taste


Mix the warm water, yeast, and sugar in a small bowl.
Let stand 10 minutes.
Mix the all purpose and sweet rice flours together, then sieve into a large bowl.
Add salt, milk, and yeast water and mix well.
Cover with a warm damp towel and let stand in a warm place for three hours.

Mix all filling ingredients in a small bowl.
Separate the dough into six equal portions.
Flatten the dough to cover the palm of your hand.
Place one slightly rounded tablespoon of filling in the center and seal the dough around the filling.
Repeat with each portion.

Heat a large pan over high heat.
Reduce heat to medium low and add one tablespoon oil.
Place two dough portions into the hot pan, turning when bottom is slightly browned.
Press (flatten) with an oiled spatula and cook until bottom is golden brown, then turn.
Cook until gloden brown.
Repeat for all dough portions.
Serve warm.

Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1/4 of a recipe (13.5 ounces).
Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.

Amount Per Serving
Calories 199.68
Calories From Fat (18%) 35.25
Calories From Protein (9%) 18.2
Calories From Carbohydrates (73%) 146.23
Calories From Alcohol (0%) 0

% Daily Value
Total Fat 3.98g 6%
Saturated Fat 1.34g 7%
Monounsaturated Fat 1.28g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.97g
Trans Fatty Acids 0g
Cholesterol 4.58mg 2%
Sodium 284.31mg 12%
Potassium 119.49mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 35.93g 12%
Fiber 0.56g 2%
Sugar 4.69g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
Net Carbohydrates 35.37g
Protein 4.67g 9%
Vitamin A 75.95IU 2%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Calcium 63.02mg 6%
Iron 1.32mg 7%
Vitamin E 0.81mg 8%
Vitamin D 0.92IU <1%
Thiamin 0.21mg 14%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 12%
Niacin 1.45mg 7%
Vitamin B6 0.05mg 3%
Folate 70.77mcg 18%
Vitamin B12 0.21mcg 3%
Pantothenic Acid 0.37mg 4%
Vitamin K 0.76mcg <1%
Phosphorus 82mg 8%
Magnesium 18.16mg 5%
Zinc 0.76mg 5%
Copper 0.12mg 6%
Manganese 0.29mg 14%
Selenium 9.69mcg 14%
Alcohol 0g
Caffeine 0mg
Water 54.34g 0%

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