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Chocolate Matcha Green Tea Vegan Cake

Soft dense vegan cake with the great combination of earthly matcha and bittersweet chocolate, makes a perfect dessert for tonight dinner

So all the big mouth-watering feasts had gone. The year 2017 is finally here. And to celebrate this new year we have a new excitement to share with you at Kenko Tea!

Let’s start out this awesome year with one of our fabulous recipe contributor - Tess Begg. She is here to share with us her new delicious Matcha treat - Vegan Chocolate Matcha Tea Cake.

Tess has been the awesome vegan matcha recipe maker for Kenko Tea. She has comprised and published her own 110+ recipe book called “Vegan Made Simple” since last year. You can get her book or check out her gorgeous masterpieces at @tessbegg.

Tess’ Matcha Chocolate Vegan Cake is super easy and takes less than 30 mins to make. She uses no refined sugar or dairy in her recipe, makes this matcha-chocolatey treat healthier than the normal chocolate cake. This Chocolate Matcha Tea Cake is the perfect transition from the season of indulgence back to our healthy track.

Vegan Choco Green Tea Matcha Cake

Ingredients

  • 1 + ⅓ cup spelt flour
  • ½ cup almond meal
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp matcha powder
  • ½ cup unrefined cane sugar
  • ¼ cup brown rice malt syrup
  • 2 flax eggs (3 tbsp flax meal + 5-6 tbsp water - set aside to thicken)
  • ¼ cup melted coconut paste
  • ½ cup almond milk
  • 1 bag of dairy free chocolate chips

Method

  1. Mix flour, almond meal, baking powder and matcha till uniformly mixed.
  2. Mix sugar with the wet ingredients until incorporated.
  3. Combine 2 mixtures until well combined.
  4. Add chocolate chips into the mixture.
  5. Transfer to a cake tin lined with parchment paper, smooth out the top.
  6. Pop in the oven for 25 mins at 190 C.
  7. Dust matcha powder and drizzle melted chocolate on top
  8. Cut into small squares and Enjoy!

Healthy vegan Matcha Chocolate Cake made with natural unrefined sugar, dairy-free milk, antioxidant-rich matcha and nutritious chocolate. It's the perfect treat to get back on your healthy track!

What a great way to begin the year! Bring these cake squares to share the love at work or school. Below is Tess’ video showing how she makes this delectable matcha chocolate cake.

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