There’s only one more week to go before Valentine’s Day, and so now is the time to plan something special for your loved ones.
If you are looking for some Valentine’s Day baking ideas, let us help you out with some of our favorite delicious matcha recipes, such as this one from Ann Low, aka @ann_journal.
Bake Ann’s adorable Green Tea Matcha Truffle Brownies as the perfect path to your partner’s heart.
Ann is the author and blogger of Anncoo Journal, which she founded in 2009. After retiring from her office job, Ann filled up her free time by baking and cooking classes, before starting to experiment with different recipes at home.
Ann acquired a strong love for culinary arts when she was young and watched her grandma preparing delicious meals for the family. To this day, Ann loves to bake and cook for her own family, sharing the creations with her friends and neighbors.
You can check out Ann’s masterpieces at:
Ann’s luscious Matcha Truffle Brownies perfectly combine a soft creamy texture of white chocolate with the earthy semi-sweetness of matcha. You can cut the brownies into small cubes, making them the perfect warm hearted treat to share after a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner.
Matcha Truffle Brownies Recipe
Yields 6-7 servings
- 3 ½ oz (100g) butter
- 100g whipping cream
- 2 small eggs (50g), lightly beaten
- 5.3 oz (150g) white chocolate
- 1 ½ tbsp bread flour (14g), sifted
- 1 tbsp + 2 tsp (20g) caster sugar
- 2 tbsp matcha powder
Combine matcha + whipping cream in a bowl till smooth to a paste, set aside.
Melt butter + chocolate on a double boiler or in microwave, stir until combined.
- Stir in beaten eggs then sugar into chocolate mixture until well mixed.
- Add bread flour into the mixture, mix till it becomes batter.
- Combine matcha paste with the batter till smooth.
- Pour matcha batter into prepared 8-in square tray lined with parchment paper all sides.
- Shake the pan slightly to even the batter and smooth the top.
- Place the tray on wire rack in the 9-10 in pan of water.
- Bake in the preheated oven at 330F (165C) for 40-45 mins or until set.
- Leave the cake to cool in tray covered with aluminium foil, then refrigerate overnight.
- For serving, cut into small cubes, and dust with matcha powder on top.
Wrap the cubes in a box along with a note for that special someone. These gorgeous matcha truffle brownies will certainly melt your lover’s heart <3.
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