Matcha Muffins

Matcha Muffins

Start your day with a rich and buttery matcha muffin. It has melted white chocolate that makes it moist and sweet. You can add sliced almonds, chopped walnuts, or raisins.

milk 1/3 cup
white chocolate 2/3 cup
flour 3 cups minus 2 Tbsp
matcha 2 Tbsp
baking powder 1 1/2 tsp
butter 2 sticks
sugar 1 1/4 cup
eggs (beaten) 2

1) Preheat the oven to 340°F.
2) Put the milk and white chocolate in a double boiler (or a bowl on a pot of hot water) and melt the chocolate. Set it aside.
3) Sift and combine the flour, matcha, and baking powder.
4) Heat the butter in the microwave, for about a minute, until it’s thoroughly melted.
5) Add the sugar to the melted butter and mix well.
6) Add 1/3 of the beaten eggs to the butter and mix well. Repeat two times until all the eggs are added.
7) Add the flour mixture to the butter and egg mixture and fold, using a spatula. Add the white chocolate milk and fold.
8) Gently pour the batter into the muffin pan and bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean. Cover the muffins with aluminum foil if they are browning on top.

Organic Matcha–culinary grade, unsweetened

martcha meringue

Matcha Meringues

Matcha meringues are sweet with a burst of flavor. Make them like tiny little stars!

1 egg white
4 Tbsp sugar
1 Tbsp matcha

1) Line one baking sheet with parchment paper.
2) Preheat the oven to 210 degrees.
3) Beat the egg white with an electric mixer until foamy. Add half of the sugar. Continue to beat.
4) Add the remaining sugar and beat at high speed until stiff and glossy.
5) Using a pastry tube fitted with a large star tip, pipe the meringue in one inch circle.
6) Bake in the oven about one and half hours.
7) When the meringues are ready to serve, carefully peel away the parchment paper.

Organic Matcha–culinary grade, unsweetened

matcha steamed muffins

Steamed Matcha Muffins

Steamed matcha muffins are light and fluffy and super easy to make. They are low in calories as they don’t contain butter nor oil. Perfect breakfast. When they are cold and hard, wrap them in a plastic wrap and reheat in the microwave oven for 10 seconds or until they become soft and warm.

2cups flour
1 Tbsp baking powder
2 Tbsp matcha
1 cup milk
1/2 cup sugar

1) Sift the flour, baking powder and matcha together.
2) In a large bowl, dissolve sugar in the milk.
3) Add the flour mixture to the milk and mix well.
4) Pour the batter into paper-lined cups and steam in a steamer for 10-15 minutes on mid-high heat or until a toothpick comes out clean.

*These muffins are moderately sweet. Add more sugar or 1/2 cup raisins to taste

Organic Matcha–culinary grade, unsweetened

green tea

Tea Fest PDX on Saturday, July 22nd

We are participating in the first tea event in Portland, Tea Fest PDX on Saturday, July 22nd. Come and visit us at the World Forestry Center!