Close your eyes, and imagine the aroma of bread baking in your oven – or cookies, muffins or cakes. It’s the smell of home itself, warm and welcoming, with the promise of shared pleasures to come. For many, baking is a creative outlet, a relaxing hobby, and an expression of love for the people you care about. What do you like to bake the most? Wake up your oven with toe-curling recipes like matcha macarons with dark chocolate ganache, moist mini loaves, and green tea cranberry muffins. Sift, stir, bake, smell – and enjoy these matcha baking recipes.
Three-Egg Chiffon Matcha CakeGet this Matcha recipe!
Chiffon cake is best recognized by its light and fluffy texture. Unlike most cakes, chiffon cake is made from vegetable oil and eggs, which means this seriously sweet cake brings the best of both foam and sponge batters into one perfectly divine cake. When you add matcha green tea into the mix, the result is a beautifully textured cake that tastes and smells like green tea. The smell it leaves in your home is absolutely amazing!
This matcha cake is perfect around the holidays. Christmas and St. Patrick’s Day are common favorites to serve it, but the lovely green color of this cake makes it popular year-round. This matcha cake is lightly sweet and the matcha green tea makes for a taste that can’t be beat. Try serving this cake with a matcha cocktail or cold a cold matcha energy drink.
Make Our Magnificent Matcha SconesGet this Matcha recipe!
Another favorite among our hundreds of matcha recipes is Epic Matcha’s High Tea Matcha Scones. They’re delicate, delicious, and provide a healthy boost where most sinful treats fall short. So you can eat these matcha scones with the confidence of knowing you’re get a ton of nutrition. From antioxidants to vitamins and minerals, 1 serving of matcha green tea is equivalent to drinking over 10 cups of regular green tea.
(In fact, you’d be surprised just how much health is packed into our matcha baking recipes. Refresh yourself on matcha green tea benefits.)
Our High Tea Matcha Scones are perfect for breakfast or anytime. Their inviting aroma and hearty texture make this matcha recipe something you’ll want to have around the house for a quick breakfast. After all, breakfast is the most important meal of the day.
How to Make Matcha Cake CookiesGet this Matcha recipe!
What’s better than matcha cake? Cake that’s in bite-sized pieces. Which means… matcha cake cookies! These cookies are delicate and soft, with a toasty matcha taste that can’t be beat. They’re great plain, but even better when frosted with matcha frosting.
The best part? You get all the benefits of matcha in a sweet treat that doesn’t leave you feeling guilty if you overindulge.
Generally speaking, these matcha cake cookies will stay fresh for about three days when sealed properly. To stretch their shelf life a little longer, try storing a piece of fresh bread with the cookies in your air-tight container. The cookies will absorb the moisture in the bread and stay softer longer.
Epic Matcha Cake RollGet this Matcha recipe!
During our time in Japan, my husband and I sampled tons of matcha treats. From dinners to desserts, every combination we sampled was absolutely delicious. However, there was one recipe that stole my heart: the matcha cake roll.
This delicious matcha cake recipe takes everything you know and love about cake rolls and makes it unique with matcha green tea.
The sweet and vegetal taste of matcha makes any dessert taste refreshing, but it shines through especially in this beautiful recipe. Though you don’t have to decorate your matcha cake roll, it’s one more step on an already easy recipe.
How to Make Cranberry Orange Matcha CupcakesGet this Matcha recipe!
There’s something about cranberry and orange flavors that complements matcha green tea cupcakes better than any other fruits. The sweet and vegetal taste of matcha combined with the delicate and fruity taste of cranberry and orange make for a match made in heaven.
In addition to being a tremendous treat, these matcha green tea cupcakes are a great way to kick-start your morning with catechins, the most beneficial and potent antioxidants you can consume. Catechins help to support your immune system by protecting your body from chemicals called free radicals which can cause cancer.
Matcha Green Tea Macaron with Chocolate Ganache RecipeGet this Matcha recipe!
Macarons are French cookies that are just as delicious as they are beautiful. Many people believe that macarons are difficult to make from scratch, when in fact they are very easy. All you need is a gram scale and a great recipe (and we’ve got the recipe part covered.) These matcha green tea macarons with a chocolate ganache, is a spectacular Asian inspired variation. The variety of flavors results in the perfect cookie.
This recipe takes a little more effort than other matcha cookies, but the result is well worth the work. They are a lovely color and the refreshing vegetal taste makes the cookie taste just as good as it looks.
Matcha Cake Recipe: A Quick ‘n Easy Superfood DessertGet this Matcha recipe!
This Matcha Cake recipe creates a moist, dense green tea cake with an outside that has a great crunch to it. It’s sweet, but not too sweet, so it can be enjoyed as a dessert or even as breakfast. And, as always, because it’s made using matcha green tea powder, this green tea cake will help improve your energy, metabolism, and mood.
The healing ability of Matcha green tea powder puts you in a calm, relaxed state of mind and helps give you a boost all day long. It also sharpens your memory, creativity, and focus while reducing stress. Although it soothes, it doesn’t make you drowsy—and although it gives you energy, it won’t cause you to “crash” the way caffeine does. (This is why so many coffee drinkers are beginning to prefer Matcha.) More bonuses: Matcha green tea powder fights diseases like cancer, and burns fat.
And besides all that, this matcha cake is easy, it’s healthy, and it’s delicious! Plus, it goes perfectly with matcha green tea.
Are you ready to get your bake on? Add nuance and depth to your baked goods with matcha, and a powerful dose of nutrition as well. Download our recipe book to discover a tempting selection of made-with-matcha recipes, and don’t overlook the coupon on the back page – it’s worth 20% off your first order.
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