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Healthy Matcha Takoyaki Dessert– Gluten-free, Low carb

Course Dessert
Cuisine Japanese
Keyword chocolate, dairy-free, dessert, eggs, gluten-free, grain-free, healthy, keto, low-carb, matcha, no added sugar, nuts, protein, takoyaki
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 people

Ingredients

Ingredients for Batter

  • 24 whole almonds alternatively, try using almond flour or almond meal
  • 3 tsp coconut flour 3 heaping teaspoons
  • 3 free-range eggs
  • 2 pinches sea salt
  • 2 tsp matcha

Ingredient for Filling

  • 1/2 banana

Ingredient for Cooking

  • extra virgin coconut oil enough to coat pan

Topping/ Decoration

  • 1-2 tsp matcha
  • 1 piece dark chocolate

Instructions

Prep batter

  1. Chop almonds into a powder.

  2. Put the chopped almonds, coconut flour, and salt in a bowl. Mix.

  3. Add eggs and mix until smooth with a fork or whisk.

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  4. Add matcha to batter and mix well.

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Prepare takoyaki filling

  1. Slice banana into thin slices or dice into small chunks.

Cooking

  1. Coat the interior of circular mold with coconut oil. Put a small scoop of coconut oil inside each mold that you will use. *

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  2. Turn on takoyaki maker until the coconut oil inside each takoyaki mold melts (about 1 minute).*

  3. With a teaspoon, scoop batter into circular molds until it's almost even with the edges.

  4. Add slices or chunks of banana on top of the batter and press down with a small spoon or chopsticks.*

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  5. Then, cover the banana filling with a thin layer of batter. (This is optional.)

  6. After about 1-2 minutes, poke takoyaki all the way to the bottom with a takoyaki stick and gently move it sideways to see if they're ready to turn.

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  7. Once you've flipped a takoyaki ball, use takoyaki sticks or chopsticks to sweep any undercooked batter into the mold underneath the takoyaki ball.

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  8. Turn takoyaki onto different sides until they form into ball shapes.

  9. Once the green becomes light golden brown, poke sticks into balls to remove them from the circular molds.

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Topping

  1. Spread matcha powder on a plate. Roll each takoyaki ball in the matcha until completely covered.

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  2. Melt chocolate inside one of the circular molds on the takoyaki maker. Once melted, sprinkle on top of takoyaki using a chopstick.

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