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Terang Bulan (Indonesian Thick Pancake)


  • raisins
  • margarine
  • 2 eggs beaten well
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 2 1/2 cup lukewarm milk or enough to make batter not too runny yet not thick
  • 1 heaping tsp active dry yeast
  • a dash of salt
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • cheese grated chocolate or chocolate rice (Indonesian brand preferably such as Ceres or Ritz)
  • 3 handful peanut unsalted, grind roughly or well
  • sugar for sprinkling


  • Dissolve yeast into the milk, set aside for 10-15 minutes
  • Meanwhile, combine flour, baking soda, and sugar, make a well. Pour milk mixture into the well gradually and stir until no lumps.
  • Heat pan in medium heat, brush with margarine, make pancake from the batter.
  • When pancake starts to make holes here and there, sprinkle with a little sugar. Place pancake on a serving plate, sprinkle with fillings, fold pancake, make slices and serve warm