Saturday, July 19, 2008

Green tea cakes

I managed to get out of bed early enough this morning to do a little wedding ritual for a friend who got married today on the other side of the country. Mr. J promised me shopping for the last ingredient for green tea cakes, "matcha" (green tea powder). We journeyed to the Stash tea store and paid far too much money for a few ounces of green tea powder and a bag of red rooibos tea (but I got a free container!).

The tea cakes turned out very nice. It's my new favourite dessert. The green tea powder gives it a very faint flavour; if you didn't know it was there, you might not pick up on it. These are very dense little tea cakes, and I am looking forward to enjoying some tonight with my new tea and the latest copy of combat handguns magazine.


Anonymous said...

The look scrumptious!

Mary P Jones (MPJ) said...

Oo, those look tasty!

Jade said...

They are really good! Next I'm going to make pancake batter with the self-rising flour and steam those in the silicone cups as well. Pan-tea-cake, anyone?

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