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.

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Snowy Matcha Sponge Cake


3 eggs
60g white sugar
3 tablepoons of flour
2 teaspoons of Matcha (Chlorella Matcha)
70ml of whipped cream
5g icing sugar for topping
5g Matcha for topping (Premium Matcha)


1. Separate yolks and whites of eggs.
2. In a bowl, mix the egg yolks and sugar (40g) with a whisk and add the flour and Matcha powder priviously sifted. Add whipped cream. Mix well.
3. In another bowl, prepare the meringue, beating egg whites. Add sugar (20g) and beat well with automatic whisk.
4. Add the 3. to 2.
5. In a square mold, put the mix and bake 15 minutes at 180º.
6. Cut the cake to the size you like.
7. Sift Matcha powder and cover with icing sugar.

This cake, like many Japanese sweets, isn’t too sweet, so if you like very sweet cakes, you can add white chocolate chips or sweet azuki beans.


  1. victoria chong6/07/2012 04:14:00 AM

    hi there, as chlorella matcha is out of stock on their website, may i know whats the best substitute? use all premium matcha?

  2. Hello, yes, Premium Matcha is the best substitute product for Chlorella Matcha. Sorry for the inconvenience!