How to make Matcha Waffles?

how to make matcha waffle

Do you love Matcha green tea? Do you like waffles? If you’ve ever been to Japan and had the chance to try traditional Japanese matcha waffles (nigiri-washi) then you know how good it tastes. Making them yourself is a lot easier than you might think. In this blog post, we’re going to tell you how to make the perfect yummy matcha green tea-flavored waffles.

Matcha Waffle

What is a matcha waffle?
Did you know that some of the most popular treats from Japan like Kit-Kats and Pocky were actually inspired by Western treats and recipes? Matcha, a fine powder made from finely ground and sifted green tea leaves is a common flavoring for everything from desserts to alcoholic beverages and candies. Now, if you love matcha green tea as much as I do then, you will absolutely love the matcha waffle recipe! You can tame its strong flavor by mixing it with batter or food. Another great way to enjoy the health benefits of green tea is through delicious desserts like ice cream or other desserts! Invite your friends over this weekend to try matcha waffle recipes and make delicious green tea desserts together.

The History of Matcha Waffle

Matcha waffle is a sweet treat that combines the crispiness of the waffle with the earthy taste of matcha green tea. The leaves used to make matcha have been ground into a powdered form and used to prepare this tasty dessert. The consistency is just right, not too soft but not hard to chew.
Matcha powder is prepared by removing the stems and leaves from the green tea before it is dried and crushed into a fine powder. It is we who are here to share our simplest and most favorite recipe, Matcha Waffles. It’s a guaranteed great treat for everyone on a busy Sunday morning or even after school snack. If you want something to delight you and your family, this is the perfect recipe!

How to make Matcha Waffle

Step 1: Make the batter First of all, mix the flour, sugar, and matcha powder in a large bowl until you have one single mixture. Then, pour the eggs into another bowl with a little oil and whisk them until they are nice and fluffy. When they look bigger or fluffy, slowly add the eggs to the dry ingredients and whisk them together until smooth.
# Add sugar and sift it Mix ½ cup sugar into it as you like.

Step 2: Heat up your waffle maker Preheat your waffle maker while you are mixing the batter and make sure it is hot before you start cooking. If you have a non-stick one, then there is no need for any oil or butter. However, if your waffle maker is not non-stick, then please add some butter or oil to help it from sticking.

Step 3: Pour the batter and cook When the waffle maker is hot, pour about ¾ cup  – or as much as your waffle maker will hold – of the batter into the middle and let it cook for about 4-5 minutes or until it is golden brown. If you are using a Belgian waffle maker, then it will take a little bit longer.

Step 4: Serve and enjoy! Once it is cooked, take it out of the waffle maker and put it onto a plate. Serve with your favorite topping such as maple syrup, honey, chocolate sauce, banana, and so on! Enjoy! 


So for those who were not able to make it to Japan, and won’t be able to try matcha waffles in Tokyo – don’t worry! We will present you with a full recipe for how to make one yourself! We know you will like it. You will need matcha powder – of course, sugar, flour, and eggs for this recipe. The easiest way to get all ingredients is by purchasing them separately. You can buy matcha powder from Amazon. If you want to make a perfect waffle with yummy filling you will have to follow the instructions below carefully. If we say that this recipe is simple – believe us! You are able to do it without any problems! Just prepare your ingredients and start making your delicious waffle!


-1/2 cup all-purpose flour

-1/4 teaspoon baking powder

-1 tablespoon sugar

-1 egg

-1 tablespoon vegetable oil

-3 tablespoons milk

-2 teaspoons matcha powder


1. Combine flour, baking powder, and sugar in a medium bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk together the egg, oil, and milk. Stir the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until well blended.

2. Add the matcha powder and mix well.

3. Preheat your waffle iron according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

4. Brush the waffle iron with vegetable oil or cooking spray. Pour 1/4 cup of batter into the center of the iron. Close the lid and cook for 2-3 minutes, until the waffle is golden brown and cooked through. Repeat with the remaining batter. Serve hot with your favorite toppings.

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