Chinese Date Pancakes

1/4 cup refined flour 
1 tbsp baking powder 
1 cup water
4 egg yolks 
1 tbsp sugar 
1/2 cup dates - ground and mixed with little sesame oil 
1 tbsp sugar syrup - flavoured with star anise 
cinnamon - to garnish
In a bowl mix together baking powder, refined flour, sugar and egg yolk. 
Dilute this mixture with water to form a thick batter and keep aside for about half an hour. 

Make small patties with the ground dates. 
Heat a non-stick pan and drop in a two spoonfuls of the batter to form mini pancakes. 

Now place a date patty on one pancake and quickly cover it with the second pancake. 
Cook till golden brown and serve with ice cream or honey or chocolate sauce.

Courtesy: Chef LO KA YAN