Spinach & Matcha pancakes
Our easy spinach pancake recipe gets an extra boost from matcha powder - top with fresh fruit or yogurt for a vibrant green breakfast or hearty weekend brunch.
2 tsp matcha powder
200g self raising flour
1 tsp baking powder
2 tbsp maple syrup
½ tsp vanilla extract
25g butter, melted plus extra for frying
To serve (optional)
handful green grapes
few mint leaves
1 green apple or pear sliced
4 tbsp lime marmalade or lime curd, warmed
4 tbsp natural yogurt
Put the matcha powder, spinach and milk into a blender and whizz up until smooth. Pour it into a bowl with the rest of the pancake ingredients and whisk until the mixture is lump-free.
Melt a small knob of butter in a large non-stick pan then start frying the pancakes making each one from approx. 2 tbsp batter. Cook them for 2-3 mins then flip over and cook for another minute on the reverse. You will need to do this in 3 or 4 batches depending on the size of your frying pan.
Serve the pancakes stacked up with plenty of green fruit and a drizzle of warm lime curd or marmalade if you like.
Recipe from BBC Good Food