Matcha Cake With Strawberry Frosting

Moist, buttery matcha cake is a beautiful inexperienced colour with a delicate taste of inexperienced tea. I’ve topped all of it off with a creamy strawberry frosting! That is the proper springtime cake!

Make certain to strive my Matcha Shortbread Cookies too!

slice of matcha cake with strawberry frosting

This put up is in partnership with my associates at Imperial Sugar. CLICK HERE for the total recipe.

Inexperienced Tea Matcha Cake with Strawberry Frosting

This beautiful cake is ideal for spring! The inexperienced tea matcha cake paired with the pale pink strawberry buttercream could be excellent on any Easter desk or brunch. OR if you’re a matcha lover, for anytime of the 12 months!

What To Anticipate:

  1. A superbly inexperienced, inexperienced tea flavored sheet cake with a delicate sweetness.
  2. Simple to make in a 9×13 pan OR as a layer cake in 2 8- inch spherical cake pans. 
  3. Moist texture.
  4. Completed shortly and might be served on a cake plate or proper out of your 9×13 baking pan!

What Is Matcha?

Matcha’s literal translation is “powdered tea”. Whenever you make inexperienced tea you steep the leaves into scorching water and take away the tea bag (or leaves) from the water and revel in! With Matcha Inexperienced Tea the leaves are pulverized and whisked into the water or milk so you’re really ingesting the leaves. You possibly can add the matcha powder proper into the cake batter which naturally colours the cake or baked good a stupendous inexperienced colour whereas giving it the delicate taste of inexperienced tea!

frosting a matcha cake with buttercream

Selecting The Proper Frosting for This Cake

I like the matcha paired with strawberry frosting, however you’ll be able to completely combine it up and use one thing totally different! Listed here are just a few concepts:

  • Buttercream. A easy, vanilla buttercream frosting would pair superbly with this cake! And I occur to have the perfect recipe on the market!
  • White Chocolate Buttercream. White chocolate could be a tremendous pair with matcha! I’ve linked up my recipe for my white chocolate that features a white chocolate frosting recipe too!
  • Chocolate Frosting. My creamy chocolate frosting is superb, and it will be a scrumptious topping for this matcha cake!
  • Heritage Frosting. This cooked frosting is an quaint deal with! My mother used to at all times frost her pink velvet cake with Heritage Frosting

Substances You’ll Want:

For the total ingredient listing and recipe CLICK HERE.

Cake:

  • Butter at room temperature 
  • Granulated sugar
  • Giant eggs
  • Vanilla extract
  • Baking powder
  • Kosher salt
  • Matcha powder
  • All goal flour
  • Milk

Frosting:

  • Butter at room temperature
  • Strawberry preserves. You would additionally use strawberry jam or strawberry jelly. Preserves has items of fruit all through, so in case you don’t love that, you should use jam which could have seeds, or jelly that gained’t!
  • Powdered sugar