Cooking with Japanese Green Tea Matcha - utilizing European ingredients -

Hello everyone! This blog is a collection of recipes with Japanese Green tea Matcha. It is not easy to cook Matcha in Europe because it is difficult to find fresh Matcha powder at reasonable price and it is not easy to find recipes using material which you can find easily in Europe. We are trying to introduce easy recipes with Matcha utilizing European ingredients and recommendable Matcha powder. Enjoy a lot our Green Tea recipes! 【COPYRIGHT】All recipes and photographs are copyrighted and may not published elsewhere without permission.

Monday, April 19, 2010




- For mascarpone cream: 

65 g mascarpone 
1 egg yolk 
12g of sugar
1 teaspoon of rum 
100cc of whipped cream 
1 tablespoon of Matcha

- For Matcha sponge cake: 

2 egg yolks
40 g sugar 
50cc of milk 
40g of flour 
2 egg whites 
1 tablespoon of Matcha* *Chlorella Matcha is recommended

- For white sponge cake: 

2 egg yolks 
40 g sugar 
50cc of milk 
40 gr flour 
2 egg whites

- For decoration: 

(First layer) 10 g of powdered sugar 
(Second layer) 10g of Matcha**  **Premium Matcha is recommended


1. Prepare Matcha sponge cake. In a bowl, mix the egg yolks, sugar, milk and Matcha previously sifted. Then add the flour also pre-shifted. In another bowl prepare meringue, beating egg whites with a mixer. Mix the dough and meringue.

2. In another bowl, prepare white sponge cake. Mix white yolks, sugar and milk. Add the flour well sifted. In another bowl prepare meringue, beating egg whites. Mix the dough and meringue.

3. Put 1. & 2. into two square molds respectively. Bake 15 minutes at 180 ºC.

4. Make mascarpone cream mixing egg yolk, sugar and rum. Add Matcha powder. Then add the whipped cream and mix all lightly.

5. Cut baked sponge cakes in half horizontally. First, put green sponge cake and spread mascarpone cream over cake. Put white cake over and spread cream over cake.
Repeat this work.
On the top of the cake, drizzle powdered sugar to cover totally the surface of the cake.

7. Drizzle Matcha powder over cake to cover totally the surface of the cake.

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