Soufflé pancakes are the hottest food trend in Toronto right and now there’s another destination to devour these thick, jiggly treats.
While the official opening date is set for May 18, Fuwa Fuwa in the Annex is already in soft opening mode. It’s the second dedicated source for soufflé pancakes to open in Toronto in as many months – Hanabusa Cafe in Kensington Market claimed the honour of being first in early April.
Fuwa Fuwa owned and operated by skilled pastry chefs Yuka and Benson, distinguishes itself with a line-up of light, airy pancakes dressed up with flavours like matcha, tiramisu, and creme brulee, along with a selection of daily, scratch-made desserts including authentic Japanese roll cakes and egg pudding.
“I always wanted to have my own shop to be able to turn my pastry recipes into fruition. I feel like Toronto is the perfect place for me, because my parents live there and I want to bring a bit of happiness and be closer to them through my pancakes,” said Yuka, a native of Osaka.
The trend originates in Osaka, Japan, where the famous Japanese Soufflé Pancakes store “Shiawase no Pancake” (Happiness Pancake) introduced Soufflé Pancakes at weddings. “This is where the pancake’s name “Shiawase” (Happiness) comes from.”
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