Green coconut pancakes

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Fire Islands: Recipes from Indonesia

Fire Islands

By Eleanor Ford

Published 2019

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Jade-coloured pancakes make you assume food colouring is at work (and indeed it often is in Indonesian sweets, dyeing cakes luminous pinks and greens). However, here it is the delicately scented pandan leaves that give these crepes both their colour and bosky sweetness. If you can’t find fresh leaves, you should be able to get pandan paste or extract in an Asian supermarket. Add a teaspoonful to the batter -it may or may not stain it green, depending on the brand. The treacly coconut fillin