Matcha cupcakes with green tea cream cheese frosting recipe are perfect for Christmas or any party. Matcha cupcakes are fluffy, sweet and delicious! by ilonaspassion.com I @ilonaspassion
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Matcha Cupcakes with Green Tea Cream Cheese Frosting

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time17 mins
Servings: 12 cupcakes
Author: Ilona

Ingredients

Cupcakes

  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 Tbsp. Enzo Matcha Green Tea
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup greek yogurt

Frosting

  • 1 brick of cream cheese softened
  • 2 - 3 Tbsp. Greek yogurt
  • 2 Tsp. Enzo Matcha Green Tea
  • 1 cup powdered sugar

Instructions

Cupcakes

  • Preheat oven to 350 F and prepare muffin tin with 12 cupcake liners
  • In a medium bowl mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, Matcha Green Teaand pinch of salt. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, using an electric mixer beat eggs with sugar for 3 minutes until creamy.
  • Add the butter, vanilla extract and mix for 3 minutes. Add greek yogurt and blend well.
  • In a low speed beat in the dry ingredients until just combined. Don't over-beat, otherwise cupcakes will be dry. You can also just use spatula instead of a mixer.
  • Fill each cupcake liner full with 3/4 batter. Bake for 15 - 17 minutes or until the toothpick inserted will come out clean.
  • Cool off completely before frosting.

Frosting

  • With electric mixer beat the cream cheese with greek yogurt, Matcha Green Tea and powdered sugar until the frosting is light and fluffy.
  • Pipe frosting onto cupcakes.

Nutrition

Serving: 12g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Potassium: 0mg | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg