Monday, January 24, 2011

Matcha Yogurt Cupcakes

The top of these Matcha Yogurt Cupcakes may look bumpy and ugly but they are nicely soft with distinct matcha buttery taste. One is just not enough! :)

Matcha Yogurt Cupcakes
Adapted from: Y3K Cookbook Volume No. 24 Cupcakes 小蛋糕 by Coco Kong

Ingredients (Makes 14)
120 g butter
50 g icing sugar
2 eggs, beaten
50 g plain yogurt
135 g plain flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tbsp matcha powder
100 g red bean paste, pinch into small bits

1. Beat butter and sugar until smooth.
2. Add in the beaten eggs slowly, followed by the plain yogurt, mix well.
3. Mix in the flour mixture.
4. Add in red bean paste, mix well.
5. Spoon into the prepared paper cups till ¾ full and arrange on a baking tray.
6. Bake in a preheated oven at 150°C for 20 – 25 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.

- I replaced icing sugar with castor sugar and omitted red bean paste.