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Matcha Waffles

This recipe for Matcha Waffles yields a naturally vibrant green waffle, slightly crisp on the outside and flavoured with green tea.
Course Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine American, Asian, Japanese
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 93kcal
Author Michelle


  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon neutral vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 C buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon ceremonial matcha sifted
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • sea salt
  • 1 C all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp potato starch


  • In a large bowl, whisk together the egg, oil, sugar, buttermilk and vanilla extract.
  • Sift in the matcha powder, baking soda, baking powder and sea salt.
  • Add in the all-purpose flour and potato starch and fold until just combined. (Be careful not to overmix).
  • Preheat a waffle iron to medium heat.
  • Ladle in about 1 C of batter into the waffle iron, close it and cook for about 4-5 minutes, until lightly golden and crisp.
  • Remove the waffle and let cool on a cooling rack.


Yield: appx 2 round Belgian waffles.


Calories: 93kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 259mg | Potassium: 103mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 354IU | Calcium: 139mg | Iron: 1mg