Matcha is a powdered green tea, often used in traditional Japanese tea ceremony. It’s also a great flavoring for cakes, cookies, and ice cream.
Makes about 22 small Madeleines.
- 2/3 cup flour
- ¾ tsp baking powder
- ½ cup sugar
- 1 tsp matcha
- 1 pinch salt
- 2 eggs, at room temperature
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- ½ cup butter, melted and cooled
- Matcha and powdered sugar for garnish
Butter and flour Madeleine molds and place in the fridge for at least 1 hour.
Sift flour and baking soda together.
In a large bowl, mix sugar, matcha and salt. While whisking constantly, add eggs, one at a time, then vanilla extract.
Incorporate flour mixture with a spatula, a small amount at a time, alternating with melted butter. Refrigerate at least 3 hours.
Preheat oven to 400 °F.
Transfer to refrigerated molds and bake for 8-9 minutes.
Let cool. Sprinkle on sugar and matcha if desired.