It is said that a serving of Matcha green tea powder is equivalent to 10 cups of green tea and with this recipe we are going to enjoy all its properties in the form of a delicious and nutritious cake.
Protein-rich Matcha Tea sponge cake recipe
Matcha Tea is a popular alternative to ordinary green tea , since with matcha tea, the whole leaf is consumed . In addition, it contains abundant proteins : 29 g per 100 g. It is also rich in theanine, its content is five times that of ordinary tea and antioxidants , 137 more green than normal tea. As you can see, its properties are not lacking and today we are going to take it in the form of a protein cake . We start the recipe!
1- In a bowl or container, we will mix the dry ingredients :
- Matcha green tea
- Peanut meal
We remove everything and mix it well, with a small stirrer of rods or with a spoon.
Once everything is mixed, we toss the two eggs , half a banana cut into cubes and a handful of crushed protein ball . We stir again , a paste will be formed, we must help with the milk so that everything is integrated well.
2- We put the oven to heat at maximum power .
3- In another bowl or container, pour the egg whites and beat them to the point of snow .
4- Now we mix the two masses, we put the first one in the second and we mix it by making enveloping movements , to avoid the whites falling .
5- We put it in the oven at 180º about 35-40 minutes (but that depends on each oven) you have to control why it rises . To know if it is ok, we stick a knife to the bottom and if it comes out clean it is ready!
6- Finally, we decorate the matcha cake with hyperprotein chocolate balls and banana slices.
Author: Cristina Cabrera, current Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) and Grappling competitor at an international level, Cristina was also an elite athlete for competing for 9 years and obtaining multiple medals and titles in the Taekwondo modality. Due to his condition as an athlete, he leads a healthy diet and life, also being interested in nutrition in all its aspects, including the creation of always-very-healthy recipes. #murryrecipie
Now it only remains to enjoy the properties of Matcha Tea in this delicious sponge cake, and to share it , of course;)