MATCHA TEA CAKES
A recipe for delicious moist cakes.
4 egg whites
120 g sugar
120 g butter
80 g flour
200 g powdered almonds
2 tablespoons Matcha green tea
1. Preheat the oven to 220° (gas mark 7). In a saucepan, heat the butter until slightly browned, then strain immediately and leave to cool. Butter the "financier" cake moulds using a brush.
2. Mix together the flour, sugar, tea and powdered almonds; gradually fold in the egg whites, then pour in the melted butter, stirring continuously to produce a smooth mixture. Set aside to cool
3. Fill the moulds and place on a shelf in the middle of the oven. Cook for 5 minutes at 220° (gas mark 7); then for 10 to 15 mins at 200° (gas mark 6). Remove from oven and turn out. Leave to cool. Eat cold.