Matcha Cake Gluten-free with Black Sesame Streusel

Another great recipe Sarah from Snixy Kitchen has aloud us to share at Herbal Tea Direct for your matcha inspirations.


Matcha Cake/Cupcakes

  • 2 tablespoons and 2 teaspoons brown rice flour (for non-gluten-free version, see note)
  • 2 tablespoons and 2 teaspoons gluten-free oat flour (I make my own by grinding gluten-free oats in a food processor or blender until fine)
  • 2 tablespoons and 2 teaspoons millet flour
  • 2 tablespoons sweet rice flour (glutinous rice flour)
  • 2 tablespoons tapioca starch or tapioca flour
  • ¼ teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 2 teaspoons Herbal Tea Direct Regular Matcha Powder
  • 1½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ⅕ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup + 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1½ tablespoons honey
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • ¼ cup + 1 tablespoon milk (I use non-fat)

Black Sesame Streusel

  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons gluten-free oat flour
  • 1 tablespoon whole black sesame seeds
  • 1½ teaspoons ground black sesame seeds (using a mortar and pestle)

For the detailed instructional method, please visit Snixy Kitchen page.

Rick Williams
Rick Williams


2 Responses


September 17, 2015

I hv this book as well and made this before (I used dried crnrbearies). I like the aroma of pistachio but will omit dried fruits in future, don’t really like too many flavours in one cake, just plain pistachio could make me happy _


August 07, 2015

Do you have a matcha recipe to share? send your recipe in with pictures and if we publish it we will send you a free packet of matcha green tea!!

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