Green Tea Fairy Cakes

Green Tea Fairy Cakes


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About this recipe: A delicious, rich muffin with the essence of green tea.


Serves: 12 

  • 210g plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon matcha green tea powder, or to taste
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 75g butter, melted
  • 250ml milk
  • 30g chopped walnuts (optional)

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Extra time:15min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas mark 4. Grease 12 muffin cups, or line with paper muffin cases.
  2. Whisk the flour, salt, baking powder, matcha and sugar together in a mixing bowl; set aside. Whisk together the egg, melted butter and milk in another bowl. Stir the milk mixture into the flour mixture until just moistened. Stir in walnuts. Divide the batter among the prepared muffin cups.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until golden and the tops spring back when lightly pressed, about 25 minutes. Cool in the muffin tin for 5 minutes, then remove to cool on a wire rack.

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