If you don’t like to make a cake by using different fancy equipment, then you should choose a matcha crepe cake recipe. Don’t familiar with Matcha crepe cake? This cake is made with a thin layer of crepes. It is an easy cake recipe without an oven.
What is Matcha? It is a traditional Japanese green tea powder. When green tea converts into a fine powder that is called Matcha powder. It has different health benefits.
However, what is crepe cake? Crepe cake is made out of many layers of crepes, and each layer of the crepe is separated by a different flavor cream filling.
Matcha crepe cake is known as a Japanese twist on a classic French pastry. This homemade crepe cake will impress you with its delicious taste and beautiful look. If you are looking for making a unique dessert with a frying pan over the stove. This cake is perfect for a holiday or get-together party.
Health Benefit of Matcha Crepe Cake
Matcha crepe cake will give your skin a boost, because matcha powder is rich in antioxidants which are great for boosting skin, protecting cells from damage, and reducing the risk of chronic disease.
This crepe cake will smooth your weight loss journey. The matcha powder of this cake will fight the extra fat in your body.
Matcha is a healthy ingredient in this cake that will boost your total brain function.
Matcha contains nutrition from the entire tea leaf that helps to reduce the risk of heart disease and protect life from different viruses.
Tips to Make a Perfect Matcha Crepe Cake
Use good quality matcha powder – To make a perfect matcha crepe cake try to use a high-quality matcha powder.
Rest the cake batter – Make sure to keep the batter rest for a few hours because it allows the gluten to relax. If you don’t rest the batter for a long time your crepe will be rubbery due to gluten development.
Heat the pan on low heat – To avoid hot spots on the pan, try to heat your frying pan on low heat.
Use two frying pans – To make a perfectly round crepe cake you need to make a large crepe for the top layer of the crepe cake. A large crepe will help to wrap the outer edge of the crepe cake. So use two frying pans one larger than the others for making the different shapes of crepe.
Use a shallow bowl or round deep plate – To give your cake a nice curve shape you must use a shallow bowl or a round deep plate.
The Downside of Matcha Crepe Cake
Matcha powder contains caffeine and always be careful about consuming caffeine. Because too much caffeine consumption may lead to different side effects including irritation, insomnia, and loss of appetite.
Although the crepe cake recipe is time-consuming, this cake is healthy enough that you should give it a try this recipe at home.
This matcha crepe cake may increase your stomach acid. So, you should avoid eating this matcha cake on an empty stomach.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is caffeine in matcha?
Yes, matcha contains caffeine. So, be careful about using the amount of matcha powder.
How to customize the matcha crepe cake recipe?
In many different ways you can customize this cake recipe, for example, you can use different fillings, toppings, or flavors. For topping and making the cake healthier, you can use different fruits like strawberry, mango, orange, blueberries, and other fruits as you desire.
If you don’t like matcha powder, replace it with cocoa powder, fruit powder, or vanilla extract.
To make a chocolate matcha crepe cake, add cocoa powder to this cake recipe. You can also add white or dark chocolate to this cake recipe.
Can you freeze a crepe cake?
No, I don’t like to recommend freezing a crepe cake. Because crepes are very thin so they will dry out quickly in the freezer or fridge. So if you keep the cake inside the fridge for too long, the texture of the cake will change.
How to make thinner crepes?
Strain your crepe batter with a fine-meshed sieve. By doing this no large chunks will exist in the batter. Large chunks will make your crepe lumpy or thick.
For taking the perfect amount of batter using a measuring cup for making each crepe. A perfect amount of batter will give your crepe a perfectly consistent thickness. To give the same thickness throughout the crepe you need to swirl the pan slowly.
How long does crepe cake last?
Matcha crepe cake will last for up to 2 to 3 days if you store them in an airtight container in the fridge.
Can I store crepe cake at room temperature?
No, you cannot store crepe cake at room temperature. Because at room temperature the crème of the cake will melt and the layer of the cake will slide off.
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