Matcha Mochi Cakes
Adapted from Lemonpi
These are some tasty green tea cakes that make a delicious snack or dessert. They are moist and chewy with a slightly crispy exterior and not to overly sweet like regular cupcakes. Try them for yourself. You won’t be disappointed.
You will need:
- 220g mochiko rice flour
- 5g matcha powder (green tea)
- 85g unsalted butter, melted
- 155g caster sugar
- ¾ cup evaporated milk
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- black and white sesame seeds
Preheat the oven to 350F. Grease and flour a cupcake pan.
In a large mixing bowl, whisk together 220g of mochiko, 5g of matcha and a teaspoon of baking powder.
In an electric mixer, whisk 2 eggs and 155g of caster sugar until light and fluffy. Add in 85g of melted butter, then ¾ cup of evaporated milk. Next, add in the dry ingredients and continue to mix til smooth.
Pour the batter into your cupcake pan, using about ¼ cup per cake. Sprinkle the tops with black and white sesame seeds.
Bake for 20 – 25 minutes in a preheated 350F oven or until a skewer inserted into the middle comes out clean. Cool on a rack, then remove from the pan.
What is your favourite tea-infused food or drink?