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Matcha Marble Chiffon Cake ~ 抹茶戚风蛋糕


This is a light and soft chiffon cake well liked by my family.  I like the sweet aroma of green tea and the marbling effect in this cake.   Definitely a crowd pleaser recipe.   Try it!



Matcha Marble Chiffon Cake ~   抹茶戚风蛋糕   (Adapted from  'here' )
Ingredients (A)
  • 5 egg yolks
  • 70 gm plain flour
  • 5 gm green tea powder + 1 Tbsp hot water
  • 20 gm caster sugar
  • 70 ml water
  • 60 ml canola oil
(B) 
  • 5 egg whites
  • 70 gm caster sugar
  • 10 gm cornflour
Method
  1. Sift flour twice, set aside.
  2. In a bowl, beat egg yolks and sugar, mix well.
  3. Add water and oil and blend together.
  4. Add sifted flour, mix well, set aside.
  5. Combine sugar and cornflour.
  6. In another clean bowl, beat egg whites till foamy, then gradually add in cornflour mixture and continue beating till stiff peaks form.
  7. Fold 1/3 egg whites into the egg yolk mixture gently, then pour the mixture into the remaining egg whites and mix thoroughly but not to overmix.
  8. Take 1/4 of the mixture and mix in the green tea paste.  Mix well.
  9. Spoon plain and matcha mixture into an ungreased 23 cm chiffon pan, alternately.  Swirl with a skewer.  Level the surface with a spatula.  Tap the pan on the worktop a few times to remove air bubbles.
  10. Bake in a preheated oven @ 170 deg.C for 40 to 45 mins.  Test with a skewer till it comes out clean.
  11. Remove pan from the oven and immediately invert it and let it cool completely before unmoulding by hand.

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