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Matcha Black Sesame Babka — Fix Feast Flair. Matcha Strawberry Cake. Our contributor, Tessa Huff, is sharing a new cake recipe today… As the weather gradually heats up, I start looking forward to spring brunches, outdoor gatherings, and most importantly – berry season!

Matcha Strawberry Cake

We aren’t quite there yet, but it is still time to lighten up our party menus with bright, fresh flavors and cakes. You know, the types of dishes and treats perfect for an upcoming bridal brunch or Mother’s Day tea – less decadent than the ones we crave come fall or deep into winter. Today’s cake makes for the perfect transition from winter to spring with its light sponge cake, sweetened berry filling, and whipped frosting: a Matcha Strawberry Cake! Some of you might be thinking “what the heck is ‘matcha’?” The base of this creation is a genoise cake. Genoise cakes are fairly mild in flavor yet very versatile. Mini matcha swirl cheesecakes — hey modest marce. Happy gilmore girl release day!!!!

mini matcha swirl cheesecakes — hey modest marce

Errr.. black friday. i hope you all had an amazing thanksgiving & ate your weight in turkey! Instead of being surrounded by crowds & going black friday shopping this year, i am going to do the complete opposite. i plan to stay in, bake some holiday cookies & binge watch the whole season of the new girlmore girl's revival. i woke up early & already watched the first episode, but i don't want to spoil it! If you plan to do the same as me today, here is the perfect little bite size treats to whip up: mini matcha swirl cheesecakes. i usually only make cheesecake during the holiday's & this year i wanted to make something mini. if you couldn't tell by now, i love making mini versions of things!

Ingredients for the gingersnap crust 1.5 cups gingersnap crumbs1 tablespoon sugar1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted for the swirled filling. White chocolate matcha cake — hey modest marce. Last year my friend from japan came to visit & brought with her a ton of matcha flavoured treats for us to try. matcha is a specially blended green tea powder from japan that is incorporated into various foods, drinks & desserts. while some of the treats i tried were a bit too strong for my liking, the thing i loved most was the green tea kit kat bar. they have SO many unqiue flavours of kit kat available, omg. the combination of the sweet white chocolate & earthy matcha made for the most perfect pairing. well i have yet to come across it again, today's cake is inspired by that green tea kit kat!

white chocolate matcha cake — hey modest marce

A matcha layer cake frosted with a creamy white chocolate buttercream. i was so tempted to add a little green tea powder to the frosting & make it an ombre cake.. maybe next time! I used aiya matcha's cooking grade blend which is specially blended for cooking & baking because it's aromas will come through even when the matcha is mixed with various ingredients! Recipe: Matcha Green Tea Japanese Soufflé Cheesecake. My mother is obsessed with Japanese desserts.

Recipe: Matcha Green Tea Japanese Soufflé Cheesecake

Green tea (matcha) ice cream. Daifuku. Taiyaki. Yokan. Aduzki bean anything (that goes for any Asian desserts, really), and so on, she’ll love to get her hands on and savor them. Over the weekend, my mother and I were talking over the phone and she requested me to bring dessert over for the Dragon Boat Festival dinner (I’ll write a post about that soon) we’ll be having.

Keep in mind, American style cheesecakes are very rich, heavy and decadent that a small slice feels like a meal in itself. Matcha cake with black sesame buttercream. Clues cake: preheat oven to 350. for an 8-inch cake, grease two 8-inch round cake pans and line the bottoms with parchment. for medium or mini cakes, grease a half sheet pan (18" x 13") and line the bottom with parchment. in a large bowl, whisk together all the dry ingredients. in a medium bowl, whisk together all the wet ingredients except for the boiling water. whisk the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and then stir in the boiling water. it will be a very thin batter. pour into cake pans and bake until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. begin checking for doneness at 20 minutes for a sheet pan and 28 minutes for round cakes. if you're making a round cake, let the cakes cool in the pans for 10 minutes, and then turn the cakes onto a lightly greased cooling rack. make your frosting (below) and decorate as desired.

matcha cake with black sesame buttercream

Chocolate cupcakes with matcha green tea frosting. This morning i got off the star ferry at hong kong island. i was with mum and stoop and we were winding our way through the walkways as i texted aziz to let him know we'd be there for the day. i couldn't hardly wait to take mum and stoop to eat sugar-coated pork buns and mini cakes at ms. b's cakery. we were gonna go to yardbird, i was gonna show them the escalator. it was going to be the best day ever!

chocolate cupcakes with matcha green tea frosting

And then suddenly god was singing, in his best taylor swift voice, "we (bam!) Are never ever everrrr getting back togetherrrrrr!!! " and eggboy had one foot out the door on his way to pick up wheat seed. and mumbles the penguin was giving me stuffed animal eye from his seat by the window, while beyond him the sun and the evergreens giggled in my direction. and i was not in hong kong. the worst, right?! Matcha, White Chocolate and Macadamia Cookies. Riding my bike has always been a part of my life.

Matcha, White Chocolate and Macadamia Cookies

My family relocated to the Netherlands when I was fairly young, and I think that might have influenced me. Bicycles are very prominent in the Netherlands; I’d say it’s actually most people’s primary mode of transportation, even despite the country’s great public transportation infrastructure and walkable cities. It was there that I really learned the independence and freedom that riding your bike could give you. Since the Hague was a very safe and sleepy city, my mom let me ride my bike by myself anywhere.

Hungry Rabbit- Matcha Dacquoise Cake. The Japanese green tea powder, matcha, is packed with health benefits.

Hungry Rabbit- Matcha Dacquoise Cake

Green Tea is rich in chlorophyll for detoxification and renowned for cancer fighting Cathechin EGCg, a type of antioxidant that is only found in green tea. It also contains L-theanine, an amino acid known to relax the mind. Besides all the added health benefits, I love to make desserts with matcha. The combination of sweetness and matcha’s earthy notes are a perfect synthesis. Super Chocolatey Cupcakes w/ Matcha Green Tea Frosting. There are two things–no wait, three things you should know about me: 2.

Super Chocolatey Cupcakes w/ Matcha Green Tea Frosting

I love to take secret, sneaky pictures of strangers doing strange things in public. 3. Ordering levitra without a prescription - Official Canadian Pharmacy. HOT DISCOUNTS! Please note, if the post you are looking at is missing its pictures, it is because I accidentally deleted *all* of the photos on my blog while updating it. Matcha (Japanese Green Tea) Tiramisu—Happy Anniversary. Last October, my husband and I celebrated our 6th wedding Anniversary at Maison Riz, a French and Japanese-fusion restaurant.

Matcha (Japanese Green Tea) Tiramisu—Happy Anniversary

With our busy schedule this year, we went somewhere nearby instead. Don’t you see a trend here? Yes, we both love Japanese food. On the Maison Riz's post, if you scrolled all the way down to the dessert plate, you’ll see the little green cake in the middle. Matcha Green Tea Cupcakes w/ Matcha Buttercream « Amy's Food Adventures. Green Tea Cheesecake Bites. I am firmly of the belief that cheesecake is the answer to a bad Monday. Or at least that's what I'd like to believe, so that I have an excuse to eat more cheesecake.

The only problem about a bad Monday is that it usually takes all the energy out of you and makes you less likely to turn the oven on when you get home. Fresh from the Oven: Where have I been? Hey friends, I am so sorry to leave you without a word for such a long time. I had shamelessly tagged OCT along on his interview trip to Seattle. And since we made a trip there, we decided to spend a couple more days in that wonderful city. You know, sipping lattes and eating as much as we could, especially croissant, which we are seriously deprived of, here in St Louis. Fresh from the Oven: Chocolate Matcha Loaf Cake. Has Spring arrived in your neck of the woods yet? This morning when I looked out from the window, there's still no sign of its arrival yet. I feel cheated when seeing my contacts on Flickr posted their Spring inspired photos, of flowers blooming and people smiling, on a presumably happy Spring day.

Old man winter seems to overstay his welcome here. And I am grumpy, with the view of depressingly barren trees, and the prospect of hunting an apartment which we can call home in Atlanta. We are moving in 2 weeks time, but not a single detail of the move has been finalized. Zebra Cake. I got this recipe from Jo's Deli & Bakery with some minor changes.

I didn't do the swirl properly and it didn't turn out as pretty as Jo's cake. I really like this cake as it's really light and soft. The next time I am going to use the same recipe but replace the cocoa powder with green tea powder. Ingredients : 6 eggs110g sugar150g cake flour1/2 tsp baking powder1/2 tbsp emulsifier/ovalet (optional)100g butter, melted30g condensed milk1 tsp vanilla essence (optional)2 tbsp cocoa powder )1 tsp of instant coffee )Mix this 2 ingredients with 3-4 tbsp of hot water 1. Note : Emulsifer is a stabilizer for cake batter when beaten rapidly, provide delicate and soft texture to cake. Lemon and Matcha Marble Pound Cake. Baking for Hospice: Matcha Green Tea Shortbread. By Special Request. It was an innocent enough question- A simple query, with no ulterior motives.

Green Tea Cookies. Green Tea Sponge Cake Recipe - Kasutera Green Tea Sponge Cake Video. Kasutera, or traditional Japanese sponge cake, is a wonderfully light dessert that is flavored with the subtle taste of green tea.