Green tea cake

Green tea cake


    • 3 free-range eggs
    • 300ml vegetable oil
    • 1 vanilla pod, seeds only
    • 1 total 2% Greek yoghurt

  • 450g self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 4 tsp green tea powder (I’ve used  sencha)
  • 175gr caster sugar

For the icing

  • 3 tsp green tea powder, plus extra to garnish
  • 100gr  unsalted butter
  • 175g philadelphia cheese
  • 1 tsp milk
  • 300g icing sugar

How to:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C / fan 160C
  2. Beat the sugar, eggs, vegetable oil and vanilla seeds together in a bowl until well combined. Stir in the yoghurt.
  3. Sift the flour, baking powder and green tea powder together in a separate bowl.
  4. Fold the flour mixture into the egg mixture.
  5. Pour the cake batter into a greased  cake tin,  and bake for 35-40 minutes or until golden-brown on top. Remove the cake from the oven and set aside to cool.
  6. For the icing, mix all of the icing ingredients together in a bowl until well combined.
  7. Spread the icing to the cake. Dust with a little extra green tea powder.
By | 2017-08-09T00:51:26+01:00 February 26th, 2011|Cooking, Desserts, Vegeterian|