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Matcha Chiffon Cake

on November 22, 2013

ImageI bought a small bottle of matcha powder, but never seem to be able to use it up at all. A little bit of the powder goes a long way. I absolutely love the smell of matcha – I’ve used it in cakes, bread, mochi etc. I wanted to make some matcha ice-cream but the doctor told me to stay away from cold stuff. Any other suggestions?

Here’s a matcha chiffon cake I made on a boring afternoon. This recipe calls for 2 egg yolks and 4 egg whites, baked in a 17cm mould. This is just the right size for 4-6 people. The big ones in shops uses 7 to 12 eggs. (Gasp!)

The chiffon cakes I have made uses 3 egg yolks and 4 egg whites. Different bakers have their own favourite recipes. I just try them out so I can see which ones I like. That’s the fun in baking. =)

I didn’t attempt to squeeze it out like the previous time. =P I just used a thin chopstick to go around the mould, which I felt was better than a knife.

A lot of people will see it as a pandan cake just by looking at the colour. It’s actually of a darker green shade.

By default, matcha always goes with adzuki beans, which I happened to have some leftovers in the fridge. I sliced the cake and spread some adzuki paste (homemade!) and whipped cream in between.

The taste test: the Hubby could tell it’s matcha flavoured, though I felt that the adzuki could be sweeter. And it tastes better when left overnight in the fridge.

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