Tried and Tested Recipes by Jaja

 

Tag: Matcha

Matcha Tiramisu

Matcha Tiramisu

This is one of the most classic dessert, tiramisu, with a twist in it. We love the bitter-sweet espresso, savory mascarpone cheese, and ladyfingers version, but have you ever thought that this delicious treat is also great when combined with other flavor? If you have […]

Matcha Ice Cream

Matcha Ice Cream

I was craving a bitter-sweet Matcha Ice Cream, not the one with artificial green tea flavoring that could be found in cheap green tea ice cream. Finding an authentic Matcha Ice Cream is like finding a needle in haystack here. If you have ever tasted […]

Matcha Madeleines

Matcha Madeleines

Madeleine is one of my all time favorite French sweets. Unfortunately,  I can rarely find madeleines around here as they are not as popular as other cakes. I can still find madeleines in a few big French bakeries, but their locations are pretty far away from my place and their price also makes me tear up. Considering those reasons, I decided to invest on madeleine mold and make them by my own. Pretty convenient, right?

I have been experimenting recipes using matcha powder recently and this Matcha Madeleines recipe is one of them. The recipe may stray from the traditional madeleines, but it turns out to be a delightful sweet treat. Matcha Madeleines are sweet, spongy, and fluffy mini cakes with a slight earthiness and bitterness from matcha powder. The flavor works more beautifully when combined with the sweetness of melted white chocolate. Roasted black sesame seeds on the top also add nice color and contrast to the whole appearance. (more…)