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Of 100,000 hits and green tea cupcakes

I made these amazing green tea cupcakes to celebrate the 100,000 hits on the blog! So much happiness and fun!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American


  • 2 cups cake flour
  • 1/2 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup butter at room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs large
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 2 tbsps matcha
  • 2 green tea syrup tsbp

For the icing

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cups icing sugar
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 1 tbsp green tea syrup
  • 1 tbsp matcha


  • For the cupcakes, dissolve matcha in milk, let it stand for 5 minutes. Strain and keep aside.
  • Mix butter and sugar together till light and fluffy for about 3 minutes or so.
  • Add eggs one by one till they are incorporated.
  • Add the green tea syrup and the milk + matcha you made in step 1.
  • Add flour and mix.
  • Pour in lined muffins pans, this will make around 12 cupcakes.
  • Bake in a pre heated oven at 180C for about 18-20 minutes till the skewer comes out clean.
  • Let the cupcakes cool completely, till then sample one warm... its amazing melt in your mouth :)
  • For the butter cream icing cream butter and sugar till nice and fluffy, add the green tea syrup, matcha and milk slowly to it and continue beating.
  • Pipe it on the cupcake using your favorite tip.


When I was making them I thought may be the taste would be too refined for kids and the like but these were surprisingly a bit hit across ages :)
PS: If u don't get green tea syrup use a little brewed and sweetened green tea.
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