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Matcha Pound Cake

I love pound cakes, they are so easy to make and always make a good choice for an afternoon tea :) And if, like me, you happen to be both a pound cake and a matcha lover, you really need to give this recipe a try.

Matcha Pound Cake

Matcha Pound Cake

Depends on the brand of matcha you use, you may end up with a different shade of green. The best ones are usually reserved for tea ceremony, and some sometimes indicate it as such in the packaging.

Matcha Pound Cake

Matcha Pound Cake

Matcha Pound Cake



Prep Time: 10 mins

Cook Time: 40 mins

Total Time: 50 mins

Serves: 8


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon matcha (Japanese green tea powder)
  • Tool
  • mixer
  • loaf pan


  1. Preheat oven to 170 Celsius (340 Fahrenheit).
  2. Grease one loaf pan.
  3. Cream butter with a mixer.
  4. Add sugar and mix well.
  5. Add egg, one by one, and mix well.
  6. Sift together all purpose flour and matcha, then add to the butter/sugar/egg mixture.
  7. Pour the batter into the greased loaf pan, and bake in the preheated oven for 35-45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  8. Cool the cake completely, remove from the pan, and cut into slices.

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