Moist, buttery matcha cake is a beautiful inexperienced coloration with a delicate taste of inexperienced tea. I’ve topped all of it off with a creamy strawberry frosting! That is the proper springtime cake!

Be sure to attempt my Matcha Shortbread Cookies too!

slice of matcha cake with strawberry frosting

This put up is in partnership with my mates at Imperial Sugar. CLICK HERE for the total recipe.

Inexperienced Tea Matcha Cake with Strawberry Frosting

This attractive cake is ideal for spring! The inexperienced tea matcha cake paired with the pale pink strawberry buttercream could be good on any Easter desk or brunch. OR in case you are a matcha lover, for anytime of the 12 months!

What To Count on:

  1. A fantastically inexperienced, inexperienced tea flavored sheet cake with a delicate sweetness.
  2. Simple to make in a 9×13 pan OR as a layer cake in 2 8- inch spherical cake pans. 
  3. Moist texture.
  4. Achieved shortly and may be served on a cake plate or proper out of your 9×13 baking pan!

What Is Matcha?

Matcha’s literal translation is “powdered tea”. Once you make inexperienced tea you steep the leaves into scorching water and take away the tea bag (or leaves) from the water and revel in! With Matcha Inexperienced Tea the leaves are pulverized and whisked into the water or milk so you’re truly ingesting the leaves. You’ll be able to add the matcha powder proper into the cake batter which naturally colours the cake or baked good a lovely inexperienced coloration whereas giving it the delicate taste of inexperienced tea!

frosting a matcha cake with buttercream

Selecting The Proper Frosting for This Cake

I like the matcha paired with strawberry frosting, however you’ll be able to completely combine it up and use one thing totally different! Listed below are a couple of concepts:

  • Buttercream. A easy, vanilla buttercream frosting would pair fantastically with this cake! And I occur to have the most effective recipe on the market!
  • White Chocolate Buttercream. White chocolate could be an incredible pair with matcha! I’ve linked up my recipe for my white chocolate that features a white chocolate frosting recipe too!
  • Chocolate Frosting. My creamy chocolate frosting is superb, and it could be a scrumptious topping for this matcha cake!
  • Heritage Frosting. This cooked frosting is an quaint deal with! My mother used to all the time frost her crimson velvet cake with Heritage Frosting

Substances You’ll Want:

For the total ingredient checklist and recipe CLICK HERE.


  • Butter at room temperature 
  • Granulated sugar
  • Giant eggs
  • Vanilla extract
  • Baking powder
  • Kosher salt
  • Matcha powder
  • All goal flour
  • Milk


  • Butter at room temperature
  • Strawberry preserves. You can additionally use strawberry jam or strawberry jelly. Preserves has items of fruit all through, so in the event you don’t love that, you need to use jam which can have seeds, or jelly that received’t!
  • Powdered sugar



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