Matcha green tea financier cakes: recipe

A delicious recipe for soft and sweet cakes.

Matcha green tea 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 428°F (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 428°F (gas mark 7); then for 10 to 15 mins at 392°F (gas mark 6). Remove from oven and turn out. Leave to cool. Eat cold.

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