With This Recipe for Yoda Pancakes, Delicious Your Brunch Will Be

May the pancakes be with you.

Do. Or do not. There is no try — especially when it comes to breakfast and brunch. And if you’re looking for a fun Star Wars-themed recipe, found one you have! This recipe for Yoda Pancakes celebrates our favorite wisened Jedi Master.

Yoda

Yoda Pancakes

What You’ll Need:

Matcha Pancake Ingredients:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons matcha powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ⅔ cup whole milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tablespoon melted butter
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla

Cocoa Pancake Ingredients:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ⅔ cup whole milk (or skim milk)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tablespoon melted butter
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla

Serving size: 6-8

Yoda pancakes: mixing ingredients

Step 1: In a bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, matcha powder, baking powder, and salt.

mixing ingredients: matcha batter

Step 2: Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and stir in the milk, egg, butter, and vanilla, until just combined. Set aside the matcha batter.

Step 3: In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt.

Yoda pancakes: cocoa batter

Step 4: Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and stir in the milk, egg, butter, and vanilla, until just combined. Set aside the cocoa batter.

Yoda pancakes: Yoda pancake head cooking

Step 5: In a skillet over low heat, add a tablespoon of matcha batter to the pan to form a circle. Use a spoon to drag out two long lines from both sides of the circle to create Yoda’s ears.

Yoda pancakes: Yoda pancake heads

Step 6: When small bubbles start to appear, gently flip over and cook for 1 minute or until cooked through. Set aside.

Yoda pancakes: Yoda pancake bodies cooking

Step 7: For the bodies, in the same skillet over low heat, add 2-3 tablespoons of cocoa batter to the pan, creating triangle shapes. 

Step 8: When small bubbles start to appear, gently flip over and cook for 2-3 minutes or until cooked through. 

Yoda pancakes: Match head and body

Step 9: Assemble the Yodas on a plate by placing the matcha heads on top of the cocoa triangle pancakes.

Yoda pancakes final

Step 10: Serve with syrup and fresh fruit.

Jenn Fujikawa is a lifestyle and food writer. Follow her on Twitter at @justjenn and check her Instagram @justjennrecipes and blog justjennrecipes.com for even more Star Wars food photos.

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