Don’t Just Drink Matcha, You Can Eat it Too!
Love a cup of matcha tea or latte? Then you’ll love these fluffy matcha pancakes.
We all know green tea is really good for you due to it’s high antioxidants benefits, well matcha green tea have 137 times the antioxidants benefits compared to regular green tea.
Full of nutrients, chlorophyll, which helps detox the body as well as rich in L-theanine content, known to reduce stress, improve mood and increase focus. Matcha green tea is one super tea you should add to your daily tea staple.
And unlike regular tea, where the tea leaf is discarded once infused, matcha is the whole tea leaf in powder form, that you drink in it’s whole, resulting in 100% of it’s beneficial nutrients consumed.
So why just limit the benefits to your favourite drink when you can enjoy it in your favourite food too.
And these pancakes are a great way to get more matcha goodness in you. Naturally sweetened with apple sauce, egg & dairy free, yet still light and fluffy, and packs a punch with matcha nutrients benefits, so add these healthy green stacks to your next morning eats!
- 1 cup choice of dairy free milk
- 1 tbsp apple cider vinager
- 1/3 cup apple sauce
- 1/3 cup vegan butter melted
- 1 cup self raising flour sifted
- 1 tsp baking powder sifted
- 1 1/2 tsp matcha powder sifted
In a large bowl, prepare butter milk by combining dairy free milk and apple cider vinegar, mix and let it rest for 10 min
When butter milk is ready, add wet ingredients and mix
Then add dry ingredients and mix till smooth and lump free
Let pancake mixture rest for 15 min before cooking
To make big fluffy pancakes, pour batter into a small & deep frying pan.
Fill mixture up to half way
Place a lid on top and let it cook on low heat for about 3 min
Pancakes should be cooked around the side and just cooked on top.
Flip pancake and cook the other side for 1-2 min
Repeats with remaining batter
Serve with a dusting of icing sugar and more match powder as desired
If making normal size pancakes, pour batter as normal onto hot pan and let batter cook.
Once bubbles begin to appear, gently loosen pancake and flip over and cook on the other side for 1-2 min
Serving qty, varies pending pancake size and thickness
Texture of butter milk will be different depending on the plant milk used. Eg. Soy milk will make a thicker butter milk. In this case if pancake batter is too thick, add a little more milk or flour if batter too runny.
Batter should be smooth and pour easily but not runny.
*Nutrition information is approximate and is meant as a guide only*