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, November 18, 2013

Green Tea Matcha Dorayaki

Dorayaki (どら焼き) is one of typical Japanese confections and it is famous for anime character Doraemon (ド ラえもん)'s favorite food. It is a kind of pancake wrapped around a filling of sweet azuki bean paste Anko (小倉あん) . Doraemon's favorite Dorayaki is traditional one - means Dorayaki with reda azuki bean paste. But there exists many other variations such as white bean Anko(白餡), cream, chocolate, sweet chestnuts....etc. Here is our original recipe!  Dorayaki with Matcha cream (抹茶クリームのどら焼き).  It is so delicious and we are sure that you will like it!

(For 6 units)
2 eggs (L)
Sugar                      75g
Honey                     12g
Mirin (sweet sake)   12g
Baking soda             1,5g
Water                      25ml
Flour                        100g
Potato starch            10g
Soy sauce                 2g
Baking powder         5g
Milk                          2 tablespoon

1. In a bowl mix egg and sugar.
2. Add mirin, honey and soy sauce and mix again.
3. Dissolve the baking soda into the water.
4. Add the sifted flour, potato starch and backing powder into the egg mixture gradually.
5. Add milk and mix well.
6. Leave the dough about 30 minutes.
7. Heat frying pan or hot plate without adding oil, cook the dough
 (We recommend using the Teflon frying pan)
8. When bubbles begin to form and appera of the surface of the cake, turn the pancake over in the pan.
9. Cook 10 seconds more and cool the pancakes.
10. Put Matcha butter cream between the pancakes.

*How to make Matcha butter cream

1 egg
60 g of sugar
100g of butter

Cook Matcha 8g

1. In a bowl beat egg with sugar with an electric mixer until smooth.
2. Add the melted butter and continue beating until the cream becomes thick and fluffy.

3. Dissolve Matcha powder into one tablespoon of lukewarm water.
4. Add Matcha to the mix and mix well with a spatula.

 Cook Matcha

Powdered Green Tea. 100% natural. Basic culinary grade. Suitable for industrial or domestic use : breads, cakes, chocolates, cookies...etc. Cook Matcha is an ideal product for those who want to cook often with Matcha green tea.

If the cream left over, you can enjoy it next day for your breakfast! With croissants or french bread....



  1. This is the best dorayaki recipe. The addition of potato starch makes them very tender.

    1. Thank you very much for your kind comment!! We are so happy :-) Best regards.

  2. Best ever! Thank you so much! Arigatou

  3. Thank you so much for sharing this amazing recipe!
    I'm wondering if the Dorayaki texture will be different if I replace potato starch with cornstarch?

  4. Hi, Pear, thank you very much for your kind comments!!