Matcha Green Tea Cupcakes with Matcha Buttercream Frosting

Beautiful green cupcakes that are so perfect for Spring parties or St Patrick's Day.

Matcha Green Tea Cupcakes

24 cupcake papers
1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temp.
2 cups granulated sugar
2 large eggs
2 large egg yolks
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/8 tsp salt
1 cup milk
2 tbsp Matcha tea
4 recipes Matcha Buttercream Frosting

For Cupcakes:

Beat butter on high until soft, about 30 seconds. Add sugar. Beat on medium-high until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add eggs plus egg yolks one at a time, beat for 30 seconds between each. Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl. Add to batter and mix to combine. Mix matcha in with the milk. Add to the batter and mix until combine. Scoop batter into prepared into cupcake papers. Bake for 22-25 minutes until a cake tester comes out clean.

For Sheetcake:

Prepare sheet pan by rubbing with butter, covering with parchment, rubbing with more butter, and dusting with flour. Continue with cupcake recipe. Pour into prepared 1/2 sheet pan and smooth flat. Bake for 22-25 minutes until a cake tester comes out clean.

Matcha Buttercream Frosting
A brilliant green frosting with something healthy to hide.

1 stick unsalted butter, room temp.
2 tbsp heavy cream
1 tbsp Matcha
3 cups powdered sugar, sifted

Mix matcha in with the cream to make a paste. Beat butter briefly, scrap bowl. Add the sifted powdered sugar and matcha paste. Beat until smooth.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

how many degrees do you bake