Green Tea Layer Cake W/Green Tea Frosting

Recipe by Pikake21
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READY IN: 1hr 35mins
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For the Cake:
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease and flour 2 - 9 inch round pans.
  • Sift together the all-purpose flour, cake flour, baking soda, salt, and 4 teaspoons of matcha; set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat together sugar, oil, and eggs until smooth.
  • Stir in 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla.
  • Beat the yogurt into the flour mixture just until incorporated.
  • Pour batter into prepared pans.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
  • Cool on wire rack for 30 minutes before removing from pans.
  • For the Frosting:
  • Sift together confectioner's sugar and matcha.
  • In a medium bowl, combine tea mixture with butter, cream cheese, vanilla and milk.
  • Beat with an electric mixer until smooth.
  • Assembling the cake:
  • When the cakes are completely cooled, put one layer on a flat serving plate.
  • Spread a thin layer of frosting over it.
  • Place the other layer of cake on top, and spread frosting to cover the top and sides of cake.
  • Dust with matcha if desired.
  • Serve cold or at room temperature.
  • Makes one 2 layer 9 inch rounds or one sheet.
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