Thursday, May 30, 2013

green tea mini cakes with matcha buttercream frosting





Another recipe use sweet matcha/green tea powder as ingredient in this mini cakes
Looks at the color of cake batter, light green and I taste it many times :) You can use long square disposable cupcakes moldes or mini round cake pans









Ingredients :

- 1  stick unsalted butter, room temperature
- 1/4 cup coconut oil
- 1  cup sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour

- 1/4 teaspoon fine salt
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 tablespoon green tea powder/ sweet matcha

- 1/2 cup milk

Matcha buttercream frosting


1 stick unsalted butter softened 
1 1/2 cups confectioners sugar
1 tablespoon milk
1 teaspoon sweet matcha/ green tea powder



Directions :


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

With a mixer, cream butter and coconut oil/shortening together. Add sugar, a little at a time. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating after each addition. Stir dry ingredients together in a bowl and add to mixer alternately with milk, starting with the flour and ending with the flour. Mix in vanilla. spoon cup cakes batter into mini cake liner about 2 tablespoon or 3/4 of mini cake liner and  bake for about  20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cup cake comes out clean. 



for butter cream frosting
beat butter and confectioner's sugar until light add green tea powder/sweet matcha and milk and continue beat until light and fluffy, transfer into  disposable plastic decorating bag or piping bag and decorate  mini cakes / cupcakes.


7 comments:

Navaneetham Krishnan said...

You are great in inventing other desserts with the green tea powder. Just impressive and the frosting on the cakes are fabulous, also love the colors.

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Lail | With A Spin said...

Green tea and matcha..great combo. My next post is also on green tea.

Guru Uru said...

That is so classy and beautiful, a delicious dessert :D

Cheers
Choc Chip Uru

Ramona W said...

I love how you are experimenting with that green tea ingredients. These cakes look beautiful and I love the little "pans" you baked them in. :)

Angie Schneider said...

Very beautiful green! The matcha frosting looks so great.

Liz Berg said...

That thick layer of buttercream is irresistible! Lovely cakes, Ridwan!