Some desserts are absolutely breathtaking. Matcha desserts have a way of stealing our eyes and our hearts. The sheer sight of them begins to seduce our senses and make our stomachs rumble. Yet, many of those gorgeous desserts fall short of the moist and mouth-watering treats that come from bake sales and holidays.
It’s left bakers asking for years: can it look AND taste beautiful?
The answer is yes. When it comes to our recipes for matcha desserts, looks and flavour go hand in hand. In addition to adding a lovely emerald tint to almost anything it comes into contact with, matcha green tea powder has a wealth of benefits for your health.
Ready to be blown away by brownies that look absolutely beautiful and taste even better?
On to the main event: Emerald Pecan Brownies with white chocolate chips and matcha.
Matcha Desserts: Emerald Pecan Brownies RecipePublished: 2015-12-14
- 6 ozs white chocolate chips
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 1/2 cup chopped pecans
- 1/4 cup flour
- 1/4 cup raw sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 3 tablespoons Epic Matcha green tea powder
- 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
- Spread pecans in an even layer on baking sheet and toast for 3–5 minutes.
- Grease a square brownie pan and lightly dust with flour.
- In a small saucepan melt white chocolate chips and butter over low heat.
- Whisk in raw sugar. Add eggs and vanilla extract. Mix until well combined.
- Mix flour, matcha, baking powder and salt in a large bowl.
- Pour wet ingredients into the dry mixture. Mix.
- Fold in toasted pecans..
- Increase oven temperature to 350 degrees F.
- Pour batter into the brownie pan and bake for 25–30 minutes.
- Allow to cool. Cut and serve.
The best part of putting matcha tea powder in brownies? You’re getting more than a delicious brownie—you’re getting all the greatness of matcha green tea powder. From antioxidants that jumpstart your immune system to the calming effects of L-theanine, the matcha green tea powder in these brownies will lift you up instead of weighing you down.
Though they’re pretty at any time of year, these emerald pecan brownies are an easy way to slip a little festivity into holiday parties. Hint: Visit the dollar store to find some Christmas cookie cutters. Add some candy-covered chocolate and it’s easy to pass these brownies off as mini Christmas trees.
So, whether you’re looking for a weekend treat or a way to impress your dinner guests, these emerald pecan brownies with white chocolate chips and matcha will be the highlight of your weekend. For even more matcha desserts, visit the Epic Matcha blog to steal our recipes.
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