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  • Cold Sweets Matcha

    Tapioca Matcha Milk Jelly

    It was my husband who told me about Creamy Tapioca Pudding that many Australians love. I have tried to make it several times following the instruction printed on the package of Tapioca Pearls, and I always burned the bottom of the saucepan. I ended up creating my own Tapioca Milk Jelly. This is Matcha version …

  • Matcha Sweets

    Matcha Syrup

    Just like Coffee Syrup, you can use this bitter Matcha Syrup for Cakes, mix in Drinks, drizzle over Ice Cream, Dango Dumplings, Panna Cotta, Cheesecake, and many other desserts. This recipe makes fairly strong Matcha Syrup. Alter the amount of Matcha Powder to suit your taste. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1/4 cup Water1/4 cup Catser …

  • Halloween

    Halloween Dango Eyeballs

    When I was looking for Halloween themed food, I found Eyeballs made with Bocconcini (small Mozzarella balls) and Green & Black Olives. What a brilliant idea! I decided I was going to make my own Halloween Eyeballs. The first thing I thought about was Dango Dumplings, which are small white balls. I decorated with coloured …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Matcha

    Sugar Coated Matcha Cookies

    My ‘Easiest Sweet Shortcrust Pastry’ can be a cookie dough. The cookies made of this dough have crumbly texture that is softer than my ‘Basic Cookie Dough’. Today I reduced the amount of Flour and added Almond Meal for even more delicate texture. Matcha Powder can be replaced with Cocoa Powder, or omitted for plain …

  • Azuki (Red Beans) Baked & Fried Sweets Matcha

    Azuki Stuffed Matcha Cupcakes

    By adding Matcha Powder to my ‘Basic Plain Cupcakes’ batter, you can make delicious Matcha flavoured cupcakes. Today I stuffed them with ‘Tsubu-an’ (Sweet Azuki Paste). Matcha and Azuki are a very popular combination. Butter and Azuki match very well, too. And Rum goes well with both Matcha and Azuki. Makes 12 Cupcakes Ingredients 12 …

  • Cold Sweets Matcha

    Matcha Ice Cream Sandwiches

    It can be a fun family activity to make these ‘Matcha Ice Cream Sandwiches’. Using store-bought biscuits, it’s easy to make. Today I used Arnott’s Chocolate Ripple biscuits. You would need a cookie cutter that matches the size and shape of the biscuits you use. *You might prefer my Egg-free Matcha Ice Cream recipe. Makes …

  • Cold Sweets Matcha

    Matcha Ice Cream

    Until I made this Matcha Ice Cream, I had been using my old Egg-free recipe for many years. Currently this is my favourite Matcha Ice Cream. It is based on my ‘Easiest Vanilla Ice Cream’. I added Matcha to it and altered the amount of Sugar. Makes 2 to 4 Servings Ingredients 1 tablespoons Matcha …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Matcha Financier (Friand)

    The popular French cake ‘Friand’ is well known as ‘Financier’ in Japan, and they are usually baked in the shape of Bar of Gold. ‘Financier’ means ‘Financial’, and that’s why ‘Financier’ cakes are in that shape. I don’t have such specialised tins, so I bake them using muffin tins. Makes 8 Cakes Ingredients 100g Butter …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Matcha

    Matcha & Chestnut Christmas Cupcakes

    I have recently seen Christmas Tree cupcakes on many websites. The green-colour cream of those cupcakes was most likely coloured with food colouring. My first choice for green colour is Matcha, not food colouring. I altered my ‘Chestnut Cupcakes’ to create my Christmas Cupcakes. Matcha lovers would enjoy them! Makes 12 Cupcakes Ingredients Basic Plain …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Matcha

    Matcha ‘Langues de Chat’ Biscuits

    When I want to use up Egg White, ‘Langues de Chat’ Biscuits is what I most often make. Ingredients are easy to remember. You need same weight of 4 ingredients, that are Egg White, Butter, Sugar and Flour. Today I added Matcha Powder. Makes 24 Small Biscuits Ingredients *Note: First you weigh the Egg White. …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Matcha

    Matcha & White Chocolate Muffins

    By adding extra ingredients to my ‘Basic Plain Muffins’, you can create a variety of Muffins. Today I added Matcha Powder and White Chocolate. You can use Dark Chocolate instead. You might wish to add Nuts as well. Walnuts would be nice. Macadamia Nuts would be lovely. Create your own Matcha Muffins. Makes 12 Muffins …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Halloween

    Zombie Cookies

    In the Halloween season, it is always a great fun to make spooky or scary cookies. As I wanted to make these Zombie Cookies slightly green colour, I added Matcha Powder to the dough. However, Matcha flavour is not very popular among young children. You may wish to add something else. Children are very creative. …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Matcha

    Matcha Cheesecake Dessert

    When you saw something delicious and knew you could’t have it, what would you do? I would try to make it by myself. I saw this dessert on the internet. They say a convenience store chain in Japan is selling it. My copy looks like it, and tastes great! Makes 6 servings Ingredients Matcha Cheesecake250g …

  • Cold Sweets Matcha

    Matcha Tiramisu

    I love the bitter flavour of Matcha, but my family members don’t like it. That’s why I cannot make this dessert in the size same as my ‘Super Easy Tiramisu’, otherwise I will end up eating the whole lot. Make individual serves, and you can use Espresso for those who don’t enjoy Matcha flavour. This …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Matcha

    Matcha Crepes with Chestnut Cream

    Matcha Crepes are easy to make. Use your crepe recipe and just add Matcha Powder to it. I recommend to sift Matcha Powder and mix it with other dry ingredients, so that you won’t end up having small green bits in the crepes. Makes 4 Servings (8 Crepes) Ingredients 1 cup Plain Flour1 tablespoon Matcha …

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