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Thursday, May 15, 2014

Green Tea Zebra Castella Cake





















This is the second time i make a castella cake aka japanese sponge cake.I had never eaten a castella cake before but i guess this texture(spongy,soft and moist) and taste(honey) is what its supposed to be?

I am using Eugenie's recipe,a food blogger that i really like.Like Ochikeron,she has nice videos with clear instructions.

I have used this recipe twice already and i really love it. Its easy to make and yummy to eat.I hope you will like it too.So do try it and let me know what you think. ;)

Makes:
  • Loaf pan (6.3"x2.4"x3.1")

You will need:
  • 3 egg whites
  • 50g bread flour
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 tablespoon green tea powder
  • 2 tablespoons hot water
*For brushing the cake

Mix 1 tablespoon of honey with 1 tablespoon of hot water.

The Preparation:
  1. Sift flour,set aside.
  2. Combine honey with 1 tablespoon of hot water and stir till honey dissolved,set aside.
  3. Combine green tea powder with 1 tablespoon of hot water till well mixed,set aside.
  4. Whisk egg whites and add in sugar gradually till stiff peak formed.
  5. Add egg yolks to (4.) one at a time till well mixed.
  6. Fold in flour.Add in honey mixture.
  7. Scoop out 1/3 of the batter and mix in (3.)
  8. Add plain batter then green tea batter in alternate batches into a greased and lined tin(line inside with parchment paper and outside with aluminium foil) till all batter are used up.*make sure you fill only 2/3 of the tin.

The Baking:
  1. Bake in a preheated oven for about 40 minutes at 160°C.
  2. After removing the cake from the oven,*brush the honey mixture onto the cake.
  3. Let it cool a little,peel off the baking paper,wrap with cling wrap and place in refrigerator.
  4. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving,
Original recipe Green Tea Castella Cake by Eugenie Kitchen

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