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Green Tea Donuts + Peanut Butter Icing

Green Tea Matcha Donuts with Peanut Butter Icing for Breakfast

Matcha Green Tea Breakfast Donuts

Doughnuts are a popular food in many countries and you can often grab them from bakeries, cafes, supermarkets or franchised stores as a quick breakfast or sweet treat throughout the day.

We love doughnuts here at Kenko. Some of us first had them when we were in the USA at Dunkin Donuts, eating a chocolate glazed variety for the first time.

Others ate their first doughnuts at a café in Australia or had a freshly baked one from a food truck.

However we first ate doughnuts, there’s one thing we can all agree on – they were delicious!

So today we are excited to present a wonderful matcha donut recipe: Matcha green tea donuts by Tess from @Tessbegg.

Tess is a fabulous girl from Sydney who dedicates herself to pursuing a healthy lifestyle with vegan food at its core. She’s a regular contributor to our blog and has created many amazing vegan recipes you can see here:

Matcha green tea doughnuts are perfect for breakfast. The recipe is served with vegan peanut butter icing, but goes well with any choice of jam or butter.

These doughnuts are extremely delicious, easy to make, vegan and healthier than the donuts you’ll find in restaurants and fast food outlets. They are not extremely sugary, but mildly sweet with a hint of green tea.

Matcha Green Tea Breakfast Doughnuts

Ingredients

Doughnut
  • 1 cup of buckwheat flour
  • 1 cup of wholemeal flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp matcha green tea powder (or 1-2 tbsp for rich matcha flavour)
  • ½ cup of unrefined cane sugar
  • 1 flax egg (1 tbsp flaxmeal + 2 tbsp water & set aside 5 mins to thicken)
  • 3 tbsp brown rice malt syrup
  • 1 cup of almond milk
Peanut butter icing
  • 2-3 tbsp peanut butter
  • ⅓ cup mashed banana
  • 1 tsp coconut nectar

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C
  2. Mix buckwheat flour, wholemeal flour, baking powder, matcha powder (dry mixture)
  3. Mix sugar, flax egg, malt syrup in a separate bowl (wet mixture)
  4. Add almond milk to the wet mixture
  5. Mix wet and dry mixture together
  6. Add a splash of milk to adjust the consistency
  7. Pour the batter into a pipping or ziplock bag
  8. Snip off the corner of the bag
  9. Squeeze the batter into the doughnut pan
  10. Bake at 180 C for 20-25 mins or until firm and risen
  11. Mix well peanut butter, banana, nectar for the frosting (icing)
  12. Spread frosting (or your choice of jam / butter) on doughnut for serving
Matcha vegan donuts frosted with peanut butter icing, easy recipe

    Finished! Not as sugary and cakey as your regular Krispy Kreme's - but they make a delicious alternative to fuel up in the morning.

    Following is the video of this fabulous recipe. Give it a try and let us know how you love it :) Watch it below or click here!

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