Ingredients: A

  • ¾ c Unbleached flourmatcha cake
  • ¾ c Whole wheat flour
  • ¼ c Flaxseed meal
  • ½ c Unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 ½ tsp. Baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. Baking soda
  • ¼ tsp. Ginger powder

Ingredients: B

  • 1 Egg
  • 3 Mashed ripe bananas
  • 18 to 20 Pitted dates—chopped into small pieces
  • ¼ c Grape seed oil
  • ½ tsp. Matcha mixed with 1/3 c warm water
  • ¼ tsp. Salt

Cream Cheese frosting

  • 1 box cream cheese
  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp. coconut extract
  • 1 tsp. Matcha
  • 3 c powdered sugar

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350º F
  2. In a large bowl, mix ingredients: A
  3. Mix ingredients: B in a separate bowl until well combined.
  4. Add wet mixture [B] to dry mixture [A]. Mix until combined.
  5. Butter and flour bottom and side of 7” spring form cake pan, or 1 lb loaf pan.
  6. Pour mixture into the prepared pan.
  7. Bake 55 minutes, or a toothpick comes out clean.
  8. Whip softened cream cheese and butter until light and fluffy. Stir in coconut extract. Add powdered sugar and matcha. Spread frosting on cooled cake
  9. Chop ¼ c shelled pistachios. Sprinkle over the cake.

Matcha Cake

A Matcha Cake filled with healthy ingredients!
Course Dessert
Cuisine Fusion

Ingredients
  

  • ¾ cup Unbleached Flour
  • ¾ cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • ¼ cup Flaxseed Meal
  • ½ cup Coconut Flakes, unsweetened
  • tsp Baking Powder
  • ¼ tsp Baking Soda
  • ¼ tsp Ginger Powder
  • 1 Egg
  • 3 Ripe Bananas, mashed
  • 18-20 Dates, pitted and chopped into small pieces
  • ¼ cup Grape Seed Oil
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • cup Water, warm
  • tsp Matcha, divided
  • 8 oz Cream Cheese
  • 1 stick Butter, unsalted
  • 1 tsp Coconut Extract
  • 3 cups Powdered Sugar
  • ¼ cup Pistachios, shelled and chopped

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350º F.
  • In a large bowl mix first 7 ingredients.
  • Mix together ½ tsp matcha in warm water. In a separate bowl mix together egg, mashed bananas, dates, grape seed oil, matcha in water and salt. Mix until well combined.
  • Add wet mixture to the dry mixture and mix until well combined.
  • Butter and flour bottom and side of 7” spring form cake pan, or 1 lb loaf pan. Pour mixture into the prepared pan. Bake 55 minutes, or a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Whip softened cream cheese and butter until light and fluffy. Stir in coconut extract. Add powdered sugar and matcha. Spread frosting on cooled cake
  • Chop pistachios. Sprinkle over the cake.
Keyword cake, Matcha