|Organic Matcha Green Tea|
The lovely people at KissMeOrganics invited me to try some of their Organic Matcha green tea powder in a recipe or two.
So, with the help of the internet I found some interesting recipes including products such as Okara which I have not come across before.
I've altered my recipe so you do not have to search the stores form Okara. This is a pulp consisting of insoluble parts of the soybean which remains after pureed soybeans are filtered in the production of soy milk and tofu.....after that description I'm probably glad its not in my store cupboard. But, have no fear this recipe can still be made without the missing Okara.
225g White chocolate (Dominican Republic)
105g Caster sugar
1.5 tablespoon of rum
75g of plain flour
A Pinch of salt
1.5 tspn of baking powder
75g Pecan nuts
15g of Matcha powder (from KissMeOrganics)
30g Icing sugar
According to KissMeOrganics, Matcha tea, has some hidden health properties. Not only is it certified organic but provides additional energy and helps to boost our metabolism. Matcha tea has been around for thousands of years and
|Whisk eggs and sugar|
- Heat oven to 100 degrees centigrade and toast pecans.
- Butter and line a tin (18cm x 27cm) with greaseproof paper
- Melt the chocolate and butter in bowl using a water bath. Do not overheat the chocolate.
- In a medium bowl, mix together the eggs and sugar. Beat them well until thick and cloud like - see picture.
- Add salt and rum to the whisked mixture.
- Combine flour, baking powder and Matcha powder. Sieve and mix well.
- Combine with melted butter and chocolate, mix well.
- Stir in pecans and almonds
- Bake for about 30-35 minutes in a pre-heated fan oven 160 degrees C.
- Sprinkle icing sugar on top before serving hot with ice cream.
|Stir in the Pecans and Almonds|
|Organic Matcha Green Tea Brownies|