There are lot of recipes with matcha tea in
cupcakes and desserts. This time I tried with
the normal green tea . You can use any flavour
you like .Nuts like pistachio, pumpkin seeds can
be added.Can be served with cream / without
To the recipe now
2 green tea bags dipped in 3/4 cup hot water.
(If using leaves, 1 tsp in hot water and strained)
1+1/2 cup flour
3/4 cup sugar/ brown sugar
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
2-3 tblsp yoghurt
1/2 cup olive oil/ vegetable oil/melted butter
1/2 tsp vanilla essence
Mix all the dry ingredients ,and wet ingredients
in separate bowls.
Mix in the wet ingredients into the dry .
Mix without any lumps.
Scoop into cup cake liners,and bake in a 180C
moderate oven for 30 minutes or till done.
For the lemon cream
1-2 cup whipped cream / fresh cream
2 tblsp powdered sugar
1 tsp grated rind of lemon
1/4 tsp lemon essence
Whip the cream add the rest of the ingredients
Pipe or smear on cupcakes .
You can try mint cream for a variation.
Do try and post in your comments