Few things sound better to me than cheesecake, but this recipe is one of them. Okay, okay… Maybe it’s not so different after all. But it is still cheesecake, and that’s the important part. Better yet, it’s single-serving matcha green tea cheesecake.
These cheesecake bars are rich, sweet, and have that delicious matcha flavor that takes even the simplest desserts to the next level. Make these cheesecake bars for your next potluck, get-together, or anything in between. Though they take more time than your average recipe, they are well worth the time and dedication. Their lovely green hue and creamy texture is the perfect combination of sweet cream and green tea goodness. Not to mention your guests will absolutely adore this visually stunning recipe. Snag this matcha cheesecake recipe for your private stash.
Though it’s hard to argue that this dessert is healthy, matcha tea powder has a ton of health benefits. Not only does it contain natural caffeine, it’s full of vitamins and antioxidants that help support your immune system and kickstart your energy. Which means this matcha dessert isn’t entirely bad for you, even if it is a little indulgent.
Matcha Cheesecake RecipePublished: 2016-02-18
- ½ cup of graham cracker crust
- ¼ cup of butter
- 1 cup of cream cheese
- ½ cup of sugar
- ½ cup of plain yogurt
- ½ cup of heavy cream
- 2 eggs
- 2 tablespoons of cornstarch
- 2 tablespoons of Epic Matcha green tea powder
- Lay a cheesecloth over a colander and put the yogurt into it.
- Let the yogurt drain for about six hours.
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
- Meanwhile, place parchment paper in a 7-inch round pan.
- Crush crackers in a plastic bag.
- Combine crushed crackers and melted butter together.
- Press the combination into the round pan.
- In a blender, whip softened cream cheese.
- Slowly add the sugar, drained yogurt, and heavy cream. Mix until smooth. Fold in eggs one at a time.
- Add cornstarch and green tea and blend again.
- Strain the mixture through a different strainer and pour it into the pan.
- Bake in a water bath for about 35–40 minutes.
- Cool to room temperature before putting in the refrigerator to chill for 3–4 hours.
- Once the cake is cooled entirely, cut the cake into 14 pieces and wrap in wax paper. Of course, if you’re eating them at home, just seal them in an airtight container.
These matcha green tea cheesecake bars are perfect for the holidays. With a few red sprinkles, they’re ready to make their appearance at Christmas dinner. Likewise, they’re a savior for a quick St.Patrick’s Day dessert recipe. Their single-serving style makes them perfect for serving guests.
No matter the occasion, you’re going to want to save this matcha cheesecake recipe. Aside from the wait time, this matcha cheesecake recipe is very easy to make. Why not take a mental health day and bake this amazing matcha cheesecake recipe?
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