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Matcha Pound Cake

Matcha Pound Cake

Sometimes, a simple, home-baked pound cake is all you need to make your day. It can sure make mine.

If you’re a sucker for all things Green Tea / Matcha flavoured, this one’s for you! Feel free to add red beans to the mixture if you wish for a truly Asian-inspired sweet treat!

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May 9, 2017
: 6-8
: 10 min
: 25 min
: 35 min
: Easy

A simple yet exquisite pound cake with the faint bitterness of green tea.


  • 1 1/2 cups plain flour
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 tbsp Japanese Green Tea Powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1/3 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp psyllium husk, soaked for 5 mins in 1/4 cup water
  • 100ml Virgin Coconut Oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tsp glycerin (optional)
  • 2 tsp cooked red beans (optional)
  • Step 1 Mix ingredients together in a bowl.
  • Step 2 Pour into a pound cake pan and bake in 180 degrees Celsius for 25 minutes or until the top crusting just begins to brown.

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