Green Tea Honey Cake

Green Tea Honey CakeRecipe
Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke
If you can't find green tea powder, available at many Asian markets, use a clean coffee grinder to pulverize green tea leaves. We used gunpowder green tea.


8 servings (serving size: 1 wedge)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 218
Caloriesfromfat 21 %
Fat 5.1 g
Satfat 1.6 g
Monofat 1.9 g
Polyfat 0.7 g
Protein 6.4 g
Carbohydrate 37.9 g
Fiber 0.4 g
Cholesterol 213 mg
Iron 1.4 mg
Sodium 41 mg
Calcium 37 mg


Cooking spray
2/3 cup sugar
4 large eggs
4 large egg yolks
1/3 cup fat-free milk
1/4 cup honey
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons green tea powder


Preheat oven to 350°.

Coat a 9-inch round cake pan with cooking spray; line bottom of pan with wax paper. Coat wax paper with cooking spray; set aside.

Place sugar, eggs, and yolks in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until thick and pale (about 6 minutes).

Combine milk and honey in a small bowl; stir well with a whisk. Add milk mixture to egg mixture, stirring well.

Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Place flour in a small mixing bowl; add tea, stirring well with a whisk. Fold flour mixture into egg mixture. Pour batter into prepared pan.

Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes on a wire rack; remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack.