Matcha Tea Cake Cookies
These delicate cookies are made with oil, so they’re moist and tender. Matcha gives them a light, toasty flavor and turns them a pretty green.
Matcha Cake with Matcha Buttercream
This tasty cake recipe calls for a double dose of matcha—both in the batter and the frosting. Instead of making one big cake, the batter can also be used for about 20 cupcakes.
Chocolate Matcha Coconut Cups
Blogger Molly Yeh created this brilliant recipe for homemade chocolate confections. The bite-sized cups are made with rich dark chocolate and filled with a matcha-coconut cream.
Matcha Coconut Macaroons
The mild toasty flavor of matcha powder pairs well with sweet coconut in this fast macaroon recipe by blogger Molly Yeh.
Matcha-Macaron Ice Cream Sandwiches
The French macaron is a simple cookie made with almonds, sugar and egg whites. The recipe here includes green tea powder (matcha), which gives it a delightful flavor.
Chef Way David Myers's complex dessert parfait combines matcha crème, gelée, mochi and macaron with muscovado and vanilla crème.
Easy Way These ice cream sandwiches layer store-bought green-tea and vanilla ice creams on crispy, chewy green tea macarons.
This version of mochi—a sweet Japanese rice cake—gets its pretty green color from matcha powder and a creamy sweetness from coconut milk.
Matcha Muffins with White Chocolate Chips
Blogger Molly Yeh combines toasty matcha powder and creamy white chocolate in this fast muffin recipe.
Matcha Pound Cake with Almond Glaze
This pound cake recipe combines toasty matcha and a sweet almond glaze for a delicious, moist loaf.
Matcha Shortbread Cookies with Black Sesame Seeds
These buttery shortbread cookies by blogger Molly Yeh combine two classic Japanese flavors—matcha green tea and black sesame seeds.
Matcha White Chocolate Mousse
Light, toasty matcha powder balances out the sweetness of white chocolate in this luscious four-ingredient mousse by blogger Molly Yeh.
Matcha White Hot Chocolate
Toasty matcha powder balances the sweetness of white chocolate in this creamy, coconut milk-based, white hot chocolate.
A trip to Japan inspired Denver bartender Jason Patz to combine matcha (a vivid green-tea powder) with Japanese whisky. Matcha tends to clump when mixed with liquid; to loosen any that’s stuck to the side of the shaker, swirl the club soda in the shaker before pouring it into the glass.
Matcha, Pistachio and Quinoa Bars
These crunchy, gluten-free bars get their brilliant green color from energizing matcha powder. They’re great for a road snack, lunchbox treat or as a pick-me-up anytime of the day.
Matcha-Dusted Caramel Almonds
These supercrunchy, salty-sweet almonds are tossed in a homemade caramel, then dusted with fragrant green-tea powder and sea salt.
Matcha Tea Marshmallow Crispy Treats
Ted Hopson is not a fan of cookies (or dessert in general), but he loves Rice Krispies treats. “I especially like this nontraditional combo of tannic, floral green tea and subtly sweet white chocolate,” says the executive chef and co-owner of L.A.’s The Bellwether. “Pair this with the natural crunch and butteriness of the original Rice Krispies treat and you have something special. Plus, the sprinkle of flaky salt gives them a sophisticated touch.”