Matcha Green Tea Marble Cake 抹茶マーブルパウンドケーキ

Looking at the calendar, not long till the festive season to come and not long till I go home for Christmas – it is time to start doing some Christmas shopping too! I love all the sparkling Christmas lights, decoration, markets, carnivals, presents, dinners and parties 😀

I picked up a few large platters of nice sushi on the way home after shopping, umm… I felt like something was missing after dinner..nice dinner needs to be completed by nice dessert 😛 Good that I have this Matcha Green Tea Marble Cake in mind to match the theme ♫ this recipe can be adapted to make chocolate marble cake. It is soft and I like to serve it warm.

Cherie Kelly's Matcha Green Tea Marble Cake


Matcha Green Tea Marble Cake

For the vanilla mix

100g butter, softened at room temperature
100g caster sugar
2 free-range eggs, at room temperature
2 tsp vanilla essence
100g self-raising flour

For the matcha green tea mix (can be substituted by cocoa powder for chocolate mix)

100g butter, softened at room temperature
100g caster sugar
2 free-range eggs, at room temperature
70g self-raising flour
30g matcha green tea powder (can be substituted by cocoa powder)
30g matcha green tea chocolate, melted (optional, can be substituted by dark/milk chocolate)

A 23 x 13-cm loaf tin, greased.

Method:

For the vanilla mix

1. Preheat the oven to 180C. Grease the tins.
2. Beat the butter and sugar with an electric mixer in a bowl until pale for at least 5 mins.
3. Add and mix in the eggs gradually and stir in vanilla extract.
4. Sift the flour into the mixture and stir until well-combined. Set aside.

For the matcha green tea mix

1. In another clean bowl, beat the butter and sugar with an electric mixer in a bowl until pale for at least 5 mins.
2. Add melted chocolate to the mix, and beat in the eggs gradually.
3. Sift the flour and matcha green tea powder (or cocoa powder) into the mixture and stir until well-combined.

4. Spread the green tea (or chocolate) mix into the tin first with a spoon, then spread the vanilla mix on top.
5. With a teaspoon, fold through bit by bit, then run a fork through for marbling effect.
6. Bake for 50 mins to 60 mins until a skewer inserted into the centre of the cakes and come out clean.
7. Leave it on a wire rack to cool or serve warm.

Cherie Kelly's Matcha Green Tea Marble Cake

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