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Matcha Chocolate Marble Pound Cake

There's nothing more satisfying than cutting into this Matcha Chocolate Marble Pound Cake. Create this droolworthy dessert for your next dinner date!

Makes 1 cake.

An original recipe prepared for us by Modest Marce.

Ingredients

    For the Pound Cake

    • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 1 cup raw sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
    • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
    • 1/4 cup whole milk
    • 1.5 cups all purpose flour
    • 1/4 tsp baking powder
    • 1/4 tsp baking soda
    • 1/2 tsp sea salt
    • 1 tsp Aiya Cooking Grade Matcha
    • 2 Tbsp cocoa powder

    For the Chocolate Glaze

    • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
    • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
    • 2 tablespoons whole milk
    • 1 cup powdered sugar

Directions

    For the Pound Cake

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a loaf cake pan.
    2. In the bowl of a standmixer fitted with the paddle attachment cream the butter & sugar until fluffy.
    3. Add in the eggs one at a time until incorporated, followed by the vanilla extract & yogurt.
    4. Sift in the flour, baking powder, baking soda & sea salt.
    5. Beat until batter is smooth. About two minutes.
    6. Divide batter in half amongst two bowls.
    7. Whisk in the Matcha powder to one bowl & the cocoa powder into the remaining bowl.
    8. Add the batter to the prepared loaf cake pan, one scoop at a time alternating between the Matcha batter & the chocolate batter.
    9. Once all the batter has been added, run a knife through to create a swirl pattern.
    10. Bake for 30-40 minutes, or until the top bounces back to touch.
    11. Let cool completly before removing from pan & glazing.

    For the Chocolate Glaze

    1. In a sauce pan over medium heat melt butter.
    2. Add the cocoa powder and milk. Stir until combined.
    3. Sift in the powdered sugar and whisk until glaze is silky smooth.
    4. Remove from heat & pour over top of the loaf cake.
    5. Let set before slicing

     

     

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