Matcha Chocolate Swirl Cake

And it’s yet another green tea bake again!
The combination of the sweet chocolate and subtle bitterness of matcha is oh so perfect!

Disclaimer: I may be a bias source since I’m a great fan of these two ingredients. (:

Matcha Chocolate Swirl Cake
Adapted from Kirbie’s Cravings.

Ingredients
3 cups sugar
1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
3 eggs, room temperature
1 3/4 cups milk, room temperature
1 tsp vanilla

For Chocolate Mixture:
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt

For Matcha Mixture:
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2-3 tbsp matcha powder
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt

Procedures
1. Mix the dry ingredients of the matcha mixture together using a whisk.
2. Mix the dry ingredients of the chocolate mixture together using a whisk.
3. Using a mixer, cream the butter and sugar together. Add the eggs, milk and vanilla into the butter mixture and mix till thoroughly combined.
4. Divide the creamed mixture evenly into two.
5. Slowly add the chocolate mixture to one half of the creamed mixture and mix thoroughly.
6. Slowly add the matcha mixture to the remaining half of the creamed mixture and mix thoroughly.
7. Grease and flour a 10-12 cups bundt (or a cake mould).
9. Preheat the oven to 325°F.
8. Drop alternating spoonfuls of each mixture into the bundt pan until it is about 3/4 full. Run through the batter with a chopstick/fork/knife a couple of time to create a marble effect.
9. Bake for about 1hr 15min or till a toothpick/cake skewer comes out clean after poking into the centre of the cake.

Craving for Green Tea Latte now…

P/s: Boyf commented that my Bak Zhang post was super random. Wells.. this is called being spontaneous! =DD

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