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Green Tea Pound Cake May 26, 2008

Filed under: All-occasion cakes — crummb @ 9:44 pm
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I LOVE it when cakes turn out well on the very first try, as it says a lot about the recipe. This green tea pound cake recipe by Nick Malgieri really works. The taste of green tea melds perfectly with butter, and it is moist, tender and – very important to Asian tastebuds – not too sweet.

It may have something to do with the fact that the eggs yolks were separated from the whites, which is quite unusual for pound cakes.

I’m so pleased with the result that I’ve asked Z to angle this photo like the one in Malgieri’s book. Some people call it copying, I call it flattery.

(Actually, Z says he likes this one better.)

(I kinda agree.)

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13 Responses to “Green Tea Pound Cake”

  1. shanny Says:

    hello there! wow nice! I love all things green tea and would really love to sink my teeth into your GT pound cake! Do you bake green tea (birthday) cakes? 🙂

  2. crummb Says:

    I can try! Or do you prefer a green tea sponge cake? The texture is not as buttery but will be lighter…

  3. shanny Says:

    Green tea sponge cake sounds gr8 🙂 How would you charge for it?

  4. clare Says:

    Yay welcome to the blogosphere and congrats on getting Crummb started!

  5. Sab Says:

    Kill me! is this for real! I want a green tea sponge cake as my wedding cake!
    woohoooo!

  6. could we see the recipe please?
    i really need a good recipe for a green tea pound cake and your cake looks perfect!

  7. actually! nevermind! i found it! 🙂

  8. ben nguyen Says:

    Yes, where is the recipe?

  9. moki Says:

    Made this cake and it turned out wonderful!!! I had baked 6 other cakes (pumpkin and apple) that day so when I made this one, I cheated and did not separate the egg yolks/whites… it was a hit and tasted wonderful! I will bake this again!

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