Matcha Masa Waffles

Matcha Masa Waffles

Recipe credit: @americangirlbakingco

Makes 3 large waffles

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup finely ground almond flour
  • 1 cup masa harina
  • 2 teaspoons matcha (Classic or Premium Culinary will work!)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond or cashew milk
  • 2 tablespoons honey or agave
  • ¼ cup melted virgin coconut oil
  • 1-2 tablespoons finely chopped Hatch chiles (roasted, peeled and seeded)
Preparation:
  1. Heat a Belgian waffle iron.
  2. In a small bowl, combine almond flour, masa, matcha, baking powder and sea salt. 
  3. In a large mixing bowl, beat the egg whites until soft peaks form; set aside. 
  4. In another mixing bowl, combine milk, honey or agave and egg yolks; mix well. 
  5. Add dry ingredients to milk mixture and mix until smooth. 
  6. Mix in coconut oil until well-incorporated. 
  7. Gently fold in whipped whites with a spatula until combined; fold in chiles.
  8. Pour 1/3 – 1/2 cup batter in waffle iron (will depend on size).  Close lid and cook until brown. 
Suggested Toppings:
  • Peach preserves and crispy bacon slices
  • Poached egg
  • Pecans glazed with maple syrup, cinnamon and cayenne