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shiratama dango

Shiratama Dango

Save Print Shiratama Dango   Shiratama Dango is a type of mochi made with sweet rice flour. Find shiratama-ko (shiratama flour or sweet rice frour) at your nearby Asian grocery store. We put some red bean paste and kinako (roasted soy bean flour) on top, but you can put some maple syrup, matcha and a […]

hojicha and matcha Swiss roll

Hojicha Swiss Roll

Save Print   Grind loose leaf hojicha in a cleaned electric coffee grinder to make hojicha powder (make sure the grinder is unplugged when you clean it). Hojicha Swiss roll is sweet, roasty and fluffy! Ingredients 4 eggs (room temperature) 90g (3 oz) sugar 50g (1.8 oz) – 1 tablespoon Softasilk flour 1 tablespoon hojicha […]

cold brew hojicha

Cold Brew Hojicha

Make cold hojicha in large quantities and have it ready in your fridge all through summer! It is a delicious and healthy alternative to sodas and store-bought sweetened drinks. If you have small children, it is truly recommended to make this a healthy habit before they become accustomed to the taste of sugary sodas. To […]

matcha mille crepe cake

Matcha Mille Crepe Cake

Save Print   Matcha Mille Crepe Cake; a soft and rich combination of matcha and cream. These crepes are matcha flavored and the cream is plain vanilla. It is a fun project to work on during a long weekend and the end result is so rewarding! This recipe makes one 6 inch diameter cake. Ingredients […]

lemon sencha

Honey Lemon Sencha

Cold brew sencha with honey lemon is a perfect summer drink! It is tasty and refreshing! To make honey lemon, thinly slice a lemon and put the slices in an air-tight container with 1-2 table spoons of honey. Store in refrigerator for up to three weeks. Just put the honey lemon slice in cold brew […]

hojicha mochi with tapioca flour

Hojicha Mochi with Tapioca Flour

Save Print Hojicha Mochi with Tapioca Flour   Hojicha mochi has an earthy flavor and jelly-like texture. You can substitute kinako (roasted soybean flour) with almond flour. Place one to two tablespoons of almond flour on a small sheet of aluminum foil and toast for one minute in a toaster oven. It burns easily, so […]

matcha mont blanc

Matcha Mont Blanc

Save Print   This is a confection inspired by a cake called Mont Blanc. It means “white mountain” in French, and is very popular in Japan. It is usually a mound or a sphere of spaghetti-thin strands of chestnut cream. Inside is chestnut paste or whipped cream over a sponge cake base. It’s rich, sweet, […]

matcha souffle cheese cake

Matcha Soufflé Cheese Cake

Save Print Matcha Soufflé Cheese Cake   Matcha Soufflé Cheese Cake is light and fluffy! It melts in your mouth…so delicious! This recipe is for 6″ cake pan. Ingredients 1 package (226g=8oz) cream cheese 20g (3/4 oz) unsalted butter 50cc milk 3 egg yolks 35g (1¼ oz) flour 1 tablespoon matcha powder 55g (2 oz) […]

matcha jelly

Matcha Jelly

Save Print   Matcha jelly is light and sweet! It is super easy to make and it makes a perfect dessert for entertaining. You can make the anko sauce with canned black beans. Anko is usually made with red beans (azuki beans), but canned black beans work just fine! This recipe is for two to […]

matcha mille crepe cake

Matcha Mille Crepe Cake

Save Print Matcha Mille Crepe Cake   Matcha mille crepe cake is a gorgeous cake made with thin stacked layers of buttery crepes, with sweet and flavorful matcha cream in between. It is creamy and scrumptious! Remember to use lukewarm milk.! If the milk is cold, the butter will hardens and if it is too […]