Korean Picnic, Street, and Snack Food Recipes: Hoddeok 호떡

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



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


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 Facts

Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.

Serving size: 1 pancake
Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.

Amount Per Serving

Calories 186.28

Calories From Fat (19%) 35.54

Calories From Protein (7%) 13.77

Calories From Carbohydrates (74%) 136.97

Calories From Alcohol (0%) 0

% Daily Value

Total Fat 4.1g 6%

Saturated Fat 0.7g 4%

Monounsaturated Fat 0.8g

Polyunsaturated Fat 2.32g

Trans Fatty Acids 0g

Cholesterol 1.08mg <1%

Sodium 57.02mg 2%

Potassium 77.19mg 2%

Total Carbohydrates 34.46g 11%

Fiber 1.42g 6%

Sugar 12.26g

Sugar Alcohols 0g

Net Carbohydrates 33.04g

Protein 3.53g 7%

Vitamin A 28.55IU <1%

Vitamin C 0.32mg <1%

Calcium 37.41mg 4%

Iron 1.52mg 8%

Vitamin E 0.26mg 3%

Vitamin D 5.82IU 1%

Thiamin 0.2mg 13%

Riboflavin 0.16mg 9%

Niacin 1.66mg 8%

Vitamin B6 0.07mg 4%

Folate 53.04mcg 13%

Vitamin B12 0.06mcg 1%

Pantothenic Acid 0.27mg 3%

Vitamin K 4.31mcg 5%

Phosphorus 55.13mg 6%

Magnesium 12.56mg 3%

Zinc 0.38mg 3%

Copper 0.08mg 4%

Manganese 0.3mg 15%

Selenium 8.73mcg 12%

Alcohol 0g

Caffeine 0mg

Water 24.15g 0%

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