Enjoy this healthy recipe! We used less sugar and less oil but also used buckwheat flour. It is well-known that buckwheat flour contains slow carbs which fill you up for hours without making you feel hungry. Enjoy making it with your friends or loved ones. You can put honey, maple syrup or anything you like on top of these fluffy pancakes. We made a short video for you to keep it simple and relaxing. Follow the instruction's step by step, and you will be sure your pancakes will be a success.
What is Matcha?
Matcha green tea is a finely ground powder of green tea leaves. The matcha green tea plants used for matcha are shade-grown before harvest and are handpicked after. In Japanese matcha, the veins and stems are also removed and therefore this matcha is adoptive as a higher grade. The green tea leaves produce caffeine and when making matcha the right way it comes together with antioxidants which serve many health benefits.
History of Pancakes
Pancakes have been found in many cultures and the first recipes were found some 30 000 years ago in the stomachs of our ancestors. In ancient greek pancakes were made with wheat flour, olive oil, honey and milk.
In East Europe pancakes are considered as a symbol of the sun and making pancakes is a national holiday to celebrate the end of winter (Maslenitsa, also called "pancake week")
- 2 eggs or no eggs if you want to make it vegan
- 100 grams of sugar
- 3 teaspoons of sunflower oil
- 1 cup of buckwheat flour
- Water at 80 degree Celsius for the matcha
- A pan