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Matcha cake, the healthy sweet ideal for afternoon coffee

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Making a cupcake for afternoon coffee is traditional. But it can be even better if the candy is a healthy version🇧🇷 We therefore present the recipe for matcha cake, which has numerous benefits and is becoming increasingly popular in the West.

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OR matcha tea is created from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis🇧🇷 Yes, from the same green tea plant! So the difference comes from the cultivation time. In the case of matcha it is necessary to protect the young leaves from the sun and, after harvesting, transform them into a green powder.

Not only is this deep green powder used to make tea, but also delicious recipes🇧🇷 After all, it is possible to use matcha in smoothies and in this delicious cake, for example. And all the preparations feature the various health benefits of the plant!

matcha is rich in antioxidantshelping to stimulate the metabolism🇧🇷 Furthermore, tea manages to provide vitality and disposition to those who consume it. Another important benefit is the relaxation and states of calm provided by its ingestion. Finally, tea also helps control cholesterol and blood sugar levels.

Therefore, if you want to secure all the benefits of drinking this tea, be sure to make this matcha cake. It’s healthy and tasty, perfect for your afternoon coffee. See the recipe below, with the ingredients and step by step:

Matcha Cake Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of wheat flour
  • 1 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1.2 cups sugar or sweetener of choice
  • ¼ cup fresh cream;
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon(s) baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon of matcha
  • 1 pinch of salt

Method of preparation:

Put the sugar or sweetener with the butter in a mixer until you get a creamy mixture. Beat the eggs separately and add the previous mixture until you obtain a full-bodied mixture. Little by little, mix the wheat flour with the cream a little at a time until you feel it take consistency. Finally add a pinch of salt, yeast and matcha. Don’t forget to mix well and you can let the dough rest for a minute.

While the dough rests, butter a mold. Then insert the dough into the mold and bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for 40-50 minutes or until lightly browned on the sides. Remove from the oven, let it cool and serve.

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