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70 mins (prep 10, cooking 60)
15 ingredients
Matcha/抹茶, an ingredient readily available here in Shizuoka, opens the door to so many ideas as it can included in almost all cakes. Moreover its green colour is an extra attraction that is difficult to resist! Here is the recipe of a cake that marries western and eastern traditions!

Categories:  kid-friendly , quick , japanese ,
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  • for a 21 cm diameter mold (can be adapted to square molds or individual molds)
  • sponge cake:
  • eggs: 3 large
  • sugar: 70 g
  • matcha powder: 1 tablespoon
  • butter (unsalted): 25 g
  • bavarois:
  • milk: 200ml
  • fresh cream (vegetal): 200 ml
  • sugar: 50 g
  • gelatin: 5 g
  • matcha powder: 1 tablespoon
  • water (to dissolve matcha powder): 5 tablespoons
  • matcha liqueur (optional, but try and find it or replace with something else according to taste!): a little
  • decoration jelly (nappage):
  • matcha powder: 2 tablespoons
  • gelatin: 5 g
  • sugar: 40 g
  • water: 250 ml
  • supplementary decoration (optional):
  • chestnuts (cooked)
  • black beans (cooked)
  • candied mint leaves


Serving Size (0.0 g)
Servings 68
Amount per Serving
Calories 0.0 Calories from Fat 0.0
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.0g 0.0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0.0%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 0.0mg 0.0%
Total Carbohydrate 0.0g 0.0%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.0%
Sugars 0.0 g %
Protein 0.0g 0.0%
Vitamin A 0.0IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 0.0mg% Iron 0.0mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
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