Chocolate Green Tea Cake


This Green Tea Cake features chocolate and matcha cake layers slathered with matcha white chocolate ganache.

For the chocolate cake cayers:

2½ cups (315g) all-purpose flour, plus more for flouring cake pans
1 cup (95g) unsweetened cocoa powder
2½ teaspoons baking powder
¾ teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
½ cup + 2 tablespoons (150ml) grapeseed oil
2 cups (400g) white sugar
2 large eggs
1 large egg yolk
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
½ teaspoon almond extract
1½ cups (360ml) whole milk
1 cup (240ml) strong coffee, hot

For the matcha cake layers:

2¾ cups (360g) cake flour, plus more for flouring cake pans
2½ teaspoons baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons matcha powder
1¾ sticks (195g) unsalted butter, at room temperature
1½ cups (300g) white sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 large eggs
2 large egg yolks
1 cup whole milk

For the matcha ganache:

12 oz. (340g) white chocolate, chopped
1 teaspoon matcha powder
½ cup heavy cream

For the vanilla swiss meringue buttercream:

½ cup plus 2 tablespoons (150ml) egg whites
1¼ cups (250g) white sugar
4 sticks (450g) unsalted butter, at room temperature, cubed
2 teaspoons vanilla extract

For the dripping chocolate glaze:

4 oz. (113g) dark chocolate, chopped
? cup heavy cream
2 tablespoons white corn syrup
a pinch of salt
The chocolate cake layers. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour two 8-inch (20-cm) cake pans. It\\\'s not a problem if you only have one. Get it ready. In a bowl, sift together the flour,...
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