Easy Matcha Cake Recipe

Easy Matcha Cake Recipe

Here is an amazing delicious easy matcha cake recipe that I’ve been making since New Years’. This rich buttery matcha cake has the perfect balance of sweetness and matcha herb. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

Ingredients to make the Matcha Cake:

  • 1 cup unsalted butter (room temperature)
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Milk
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 4 egg yolks (room temperature)
  • 4 egg whites (room temperature)
  • 2 tablespoons matcha powder

Instructions How To Make Matcha Cake:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C (356°F).
  2. Cover the bottoms of 2 8 inch round cake pans with parchment paper and spray pan release or spread some butter through the bottom and the sides and set aside.
  3. Add the flour, matcha powder, baking powder, and salt into a bowl and whisk together to blend.
  4. Add the butter and sugar into a bowl and beat on medium speed with a hand mixer until the butter mixture is smooth.
  5. Add in the eggs yolks and continue to mix until the batter is well combined and smooth.
  6. Add the flour mixture in portions and fold into the batter with a spatula until combined.
  7. Beat the eggs yolks on high with the hand mixer in a clean bowl until it reaches soft peaks.
  8. Fold in the egg whites in 4 different portions carefully folding it into the batter until it combined.
  9. Split the batter into the two pans and place into the oven to bake for about 15-20 minutes. To check if the cake is baked, stick in a toothpick, if it comes out dry the matcha cake is ready.
  10. Once the cakes are baked remove from the pan right away.
  11. Cool, serve, and enjoy.
easy matcha cake chinese recipe

Easy Matcha Cake Recipe

delicious easy matcha cake recipe that I’ve been making since New Years’. This rich buttery matcha cake has the perfect balance of sweetness and matcha herb. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Servings 12 slices
Calories 280 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Milk
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 4 egg yolks room temperature
  • 4 egg whites room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons matcha powder

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 180°C (356°F).
  • Cover the bottoms of 2 8 inch round cake pans with parchment paper and spray pan release or spread some butter through the bottom and the sides and set aside.
  • Add the flour, matcha powder, baking powder, and salt into a bowl and whisk together to blend.
  • Add the butter and sugar into a bowl and beat on medium speed with a hand mixer until the butter mixture is smooth.
  • Add in the eggs yolks and continue to mix until the batter is well combined and smooth.
  • Add the flour mixture in portions and fold into the batter with a spatula until combined.
  • Beat the eggs yolks on high with the hand mixer in a clean bowl until it reaches soft peaks.
  • Fold in the egg whites in 4 different portions carefully folding it into the batter until it combined.
  • Split the batter into the two pans and place into the oven to bake for about 15-20 minutes. To check if the cake is baked, stick in a toothpick, if it comes out dry the matcha cake is ready.
  • Once the cakes are baked remove from the pan right away.
  • Cool, serve, and enjoy.
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