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.

Friday, May 24, 2013

Green Tea Matcha Brownie

















If you are looking for something new and different in brownie recipes, this recipe is for you. It is very simple and very delicious!  I personally think this is the best Matcha brownie recipe in the world. Try them, I think you'll agree!

Ingredients:
(18cm x 18cm square pan, for 3-4 people)

150g of white chocolate
100g of butter
2 eggs
70g of sugar
Pinch of salt
1 tablespoon of rum
50g of flour
1 teaspoon of baking powder
50g of Okara*  (if you do not have, you can cook without Okara)
50g of walnuts
10g of almonds
10g of Matcha powder (we used COOK MATCHA)
20g of icing sugar


*Okara is a pulp consisting of insoluble parts of the soybean which remains after pureed soybeans are filtered in the production of soy milk and tofu. (Fresh Okara is available at Tofu shops.)


Preparación:

1.
Preheat oven to 100ºC and toast walnuts.
2. Butter an 18cm x 18cm square pan.
(or use nonstick cooking spray). Then, put a few tablespoons of flour on the pan.
3. Melt the chocolate and butter in a water bath.
4. In a medium bowl, mix together the eggs and sugar. Beat them.
5. Add salt and rum.
6. Combine flour, baking powder, Matcha powder and Okara. Mix well.
7. Combine the melted butter + chocolate and mix well.
8. Stir in walnuts and almonds.
9. Bake for about 25-30 minutes at 170ºC. Do no over bake.
10. Sprinkle icing sugar on.

3 comments:

  1. What is the oven temperature for the actual baking...can't fin a mention of this!

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  2. Hi Christine, you are right! Sorry, it is 170ºC. Now we will add this information. Thanks a lot.

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  3. my batter became very oily after adding butter+chocolate. The butter seemed separated from the matcha batter.

    which step did I go wrong?

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